Death on the Lizard

Death on the Lizard

[an Edwardian Mystery]

Book - 2007
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Penguin Putnam
Two apparently accidental deaths at the Marconi telegraph station. The drowning of a local girl. Two cases that involve Charles, Lord Sheridan, and his wife, Kate, in foreign espionage, malicious intrigue, and inexplicable messages sent out of the blue.

Baker & Taylor
Turn-of-the-century Cornwall turns unexpectedly dangerous for amateur sleuths Lord and Lady Sheridan as they investigate a case of sabotage and death at a local transmission station for the new wireless communications technology. Reprint.

Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2007
ISBN: 9780425210390
Characteristics: 336 p ; cm

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Jul 03, 2017

Not the best in the series, but I still enjoy the Robin Paige mysteries. Somehow the Marconi wireless didn't make for as engaging a centerpiece as some of the other devices. Though I still like the writing and the fact that the husband and wife authors don't overwhelm their stories with too much romantic mush. Even though they are fond of complementing each other through their characters.

bookfanatic1979 Apr 26, 2011

It’s always sad when one comes to the end of a beloved series. It’s somewhat less sad when said series has started to become less beloved and more ho-hum. I think Paige was right to end it when she did. Ever since she made the decision to give Beryl a voice, I’ve been less than thrilled with the books.

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