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The murderer's apprentice

The murderer's apprentice

Granger, Ann, author

It is March 1870. London is in the grip of fog and ice. But Scotland Yard's Inspector Ben Ross has more than the weather to worry about when the body of a young woman is found in a dustbin at the back of a Piccadilly restaurant. Ben must establish who the victim is before he can find out how and why she came to be there. His enquiries lead him first to a bootmaker in Salisbury and then to a landowner in Yorkshire. Meanwhile, Ben's wife, Lizzie, aided by their eagle-eyed maid, Bessie, is investigating the mystery of a girl who is apparently being kept a prisoner in her own home. As Ben pursues an increasingly complex case, Lizzie reveals a vital piece of evidence that brings him one step closer to solving the crime

Hardback, Book. English. Detective and mystery stories. Crime.
Published London: Headline, 2019
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Statement of responsibility: Ann Granger
ISBN: 1472252691, 9781472252692
Physical Description: 343 pages ; 24 cm.
Series: Inspector Ben Ross crime novels
Subject: London (England) Social conditions 19th century Fiction.; Ross, Ben (Fictitious character) Fiction.
Series Title: Inspector Ben Ross crime novels.