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A Conspiracy in Belgravia: 02/07/23

A Conspiracy in Belgravia

A Conspiracy in Belgravia by Sherry Thomas and Kate Reading (Narrator) (2017) is the second book in the Lady Sherlock mystery series. The wife of Charlotte's benefactor hires "Sherlock" to find her first love. This case leads into a confusing tangle of mistaken identities, missing persons, and unidentified bodies.

Keeping track of which case Charlotte was working on and the identities of all the people in play was like participating in the shell game. At first it was very confusing and then as Charlotte realizes the truth behind these cases everything snaps into place.

Outside of the initial complexity, the structure of this mystery is very similar to The Mystery of Albert E. Finch by Callie Hutton (2022). The similarities, minus the delayed honeymoon, are distractingly similar.

The third book is The Hollow of Fear (2018).

Four stars

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