Keeping Bad Company (Hardcover)

By Caro Peacock

Creme de La Crime, 9781780290201, 236pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2012



"Private investigator Liberty Lane faces the most challenging case of her career in this absorbing mystery - ""London"," 1840." Private investigator Liberty faces a conundrum when her younger brother Tom, an East India Company employee, is unexpectedly summoned to London to give evidence at an official enquiry into the murder of a wealthy merchant's assistant, found with his throat cut en route to Bombay. A connection between the dead man and escalating rows with China over the lucrative opium trade has caused the government concern. Can Liberty solve a murder that took place six months previously almost five thousand miles away?