Some Danger Involved

Some Danger Involved

A Novel

Book - 2004
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Nineteenth-century private detective Cyrus Barker teams up with Thomas Llewelyn, a young man with a murky past, to investigate the killing of a young scholar bearing a startling resemblance to artists' renderings of Jesus Christ.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2004.
ISBN: 9780743256186
0743256182
Characteristics: 291 p. ; 23 cm.

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ksgargis
Oct 20, 2017

This is an excellent read. I find I was intrigued by the characters from the start of the story through to the end. I want to find out more about Barker's past, as you are only given enough to whet your intellectual appetite. The introduction to Barker's London is fascinating, as we are transported to many places no one would be want to venture.

I only wish OPL had the 2nd book in the series. Give this series a gander, it's well worth the entertaining hours of reading.

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maipenrai
Nov 15, 2016

The first book in the Barker and Llewelyn series

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augsburgerin
Mar 26, 2015

Historic mystery set among the Jewish community in Victorian London. You can tell the author did a lot of research to get the period detail right but the mystery could have used a little more attention. First in a series.

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