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Charles Lenox Mysteries

Charles Lenox, Victorian gentleman and armchair explorer, likes nothing more than to relax in his private study with a cup of tea, a roaring fire and a good book. But he can’t pass up a good mystery, and this amateur sleuth is often called on to leave his comforts behind in the pursuit of clues. Follow him into the public houses, Mayfair mansions and servants’ quarters of Victorian London, into the intrigues of Parliament and secrets of Oxford. This historical mystery series, with its keen eye for period detail and razor-sharp plotting, offers readers an unparalleled brand of charm, sophistication and suspense.

  • The Vanishing Man
    • The Vanishing Man

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries (Volume 12)
      Charles Finch
      St. Martin's Press

    • From the critically acclaimed and USA Today bestselling author Charles Finch comes THE VANISHING MAN, the second in a prequel trilogy to his Charles Lenox Victorian series, in which the...

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  • The Woman in the Water
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    • The Woman in the Water

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries (Volume 11)
      Charles Finch
      St. Martin's Press

    • This chilling new mystery in the USA Today bestselling series by Charles Finch takes readers back to Charles Lenox’s very first case and the ruthless serial killer who would set him on...

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  • The Inheritance
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    • The Inheritance

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries (Volume 10)
      Charles Finch
      St. Martin's Press

    • A USA TODAY BESTSELLER

      A mysterious bequest of money leads to a murder in the tenth entry in Charles Finch's critically acclaimed and bestselling Charles Lenox series, whose last...

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  • The Inheritance
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    • The Inheritance

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries (Volume 10)
      Charles Finch
      St. Martin's Press

    • A USA TODAY BESTSELLER

      A mysterious bequest of money leads to a murder in this new novel in the critically acclaimed and bestselling series whose last installment The New York...

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  • Home by Nightfall
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    • Home by Nightfall

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries (Volume 9)
      Charles Finch
      St. Martin's Press

    • It's London in 1876, and the whole city is abuzz with the enigmatic disappearance of a famous foreign pianist. Lenox has an eye on the matter - as a partner in a now thriving detective agency, he's...

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  • The Laws of Murder
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    • The Laws of Murder

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries (Volume 8)
      Charles Finch
      St. Martin's Press

    • It's 1876, and Charles Lenox, once London's leading private investigator, has just given up his seat in Parliament after six years, primed to return to his first love, detection. With high hopes...

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  • An Old Betrayal
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    • An Old Betrayal

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries (Volume 7)
      Charles Finch
      St. Martin's Press

    • In An Old Betrayal, the seventh book of Charles Finch's bestselling series of Victorian mysteries, a case of mistaken identity has Charles Lenox playing for his highest stakes yet: the...

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  • A Death in the Small Hours
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    • A Death in the Small Hours

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries (Volume 6)
      Charles Finch
      St. Martin's Press

    • From Charles Finch, the critically acclaimed author of A Beautiful Blue Death and A Burial at Sea, comes A Death in the Small Hours--an intriguing new mystery in what The...

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  • A Burial at Sea
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    • A Burial at Sea

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries (Volume 5)
      Charles Finch
      St. Martin's Press

    • Charles Lenox, Member of Parliament, sets sail on a clandestine mission for the government. When an officer is savagely murdered, however, Lenox is drawn toward his old profession, determined...

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  • A Stranger in Mayfair
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    • A Stranger in Mayfair

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries (Volume 4)
      Charles Finch
      St. Martin's Press

    • In this enthralling mystery, detective Charles Lenox tries to resist the lure of a case and focus on his new career in Parliament.

      Returning from a continental honeymoon with his new...

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  • The Fleet Street Murders
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    • The Fleet Street Murders

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries (Volume 3)
      Charles Finch
      St. Martin's Press

    • Called "absorbing" (Publishers Weekly) and "beguiling" (The New York Times Book Review), The Fleet Street Murders finds gentleman detective Charles Lenox investigating the...

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  • The September Society
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    • The September Society

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries (Volume 2)
      Charles Finch
      St. Martin's Press

    • In the small hours of the morning one fall day in 1866, a frantic widow visits detective Charles Lenox. Lady Annabelle's problem is simple: her beloved son, George, has vanished from his room at...

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  • A Beautiful Blue Death
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    • A Beautiful Blue Death

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries (Volume 1)
      Charles Finch
      St. Martin's Press

    • Charles Lenox jumps headlong into the detective business to help a friend in need in this enthralling first mystery in the New York Times bestselling series.

      Charles Lenox, Victorian...

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  • Gone Before Christmas
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    • Gone Before Christmas

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries
      Charles Finch
      St. Martin's Press

    • In Gone Before Christmas, this delightfully absorbing short Christmas story in the bestselling Charles Lenox mystery series, Lenox must find a soldier who ran into a cloakroom for his hatand...

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  • The Charles Lenox Series, Books 1-3
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    • The Charles Lenox Series, Books 1-3

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries
      Charles Finch
      St. Martin's Press

    • "The upper-class amateur sleuth is very much alive in Charles Finch's charming Victorian whodunits." -The New York Times Book Review
      In this critically-acclaimed,...

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  • The Charles Lenox Series, Books 4-6
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    • The Charles Lenox Series, Books 4-6

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries
      Charles Finch
      St. Martin's Press

    • "The upper-class amateur sleuth is very much alive in Charles Finch's charming Victorian whodunits." -The New York Times Book Review
      In this critically-acclaimed,...

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  • An East End Murder
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    • An East End Murder

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries
      Charles Finch
      St. Martin's Press

    • From the acclaimed author of the Charles Lenox series of mysteries, including the Agatha-nominated novel A Beautiful Blue Death, comes a riveting short story of death and detection on the...

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Charles Finch

Charles Finch is the USA Today bestselling author of the Charles Lenox mysteries, including the most recent, The Woman in the Water (February 2018). His first contemporary novel, The Last Enchantments, is also available from St. Martin's Press. Finch received the 2017 Nona Balakian Citation Award, for excellence in reviewing, from the National Book Critics Circle. His reviews and essays have appeared in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and elsewhere. He lives in Chicago with his family.

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