The Inheritance
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The Inheritance

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The newest mystery in this critically-acclaimed, bestselling series that the New York Times calls “beguiling.”

When an old school friend sends a letter to Charles Lenox, the two are back on to the path of an investigation they’d started thirty years before. The friend’s mother has died under mysterious circumstances, and in order to uncover the truth, they’ll have to discover the identity of an anonymous benefactor who may have something to do with it.

Meanwhile, Lenox continues his work as Parliament’s house detective and his life with his charming wife, Lady Jane, and their daughter.

Title:The Inheritance
ISBN:1250070422
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:304 pages

    The Inheritance Reviews

  • Charles Finch
    Feb 01, 2016

    I wrote this book! Six stars, possibly six and a half!...

  • Diane S ?
    Nov 09, 2016

    3.5 A historical mystery set in the Victorian age that I have followed from the beginning. Has just the right mixture of history, historical trivia, intrigue, family scenes and great character develop...

  • Malia
    Dec 17, 2016

    I'm sure I've mentioned this before in a review of another book in this series, but what I love most about Lenox is that he seems so real. We may be separated by time space and realms of fiction vs. r...

  • LJ
    Dec 09, 2016

    First Sentence: London was silent with snow, soft flakes of it dropping evenly into the white streets, nobody outside who had somewhere inside to be.Private Enquiry Agent receives a rather cryptic req...

  • The Lit Bitch
    Oct 28, 2016

    One of my favorite ‘armchair detectives’ is back…..though he’s less of an amateur and more of a professional than he was in the first books!The Charles Lenox series has been a fall fixture for...

  • Linda Baker
    Dec 05, 2016

    t's a snowy, cold day in London and Charles Lenox is awaiting a visit from an old school friend, Gerald Leigh. Both men were at Harrow 30 years earlier and Lenox has seen him only a few times since. L...

  • Judy Lesley
    Oct 14, 2016

    I received an e-ARC of this novel through NetGalley and St. Martin's Press, Minotaur Books.This was one of those wonderfully enjoyable reading experiences that you wish didn't have to come to an end. ...

  • Katherine
    Dec 09, 2016

    I always approach a new Charles Finch mystery with the greatest anticipation because I know the plot will intrigue and the characters will be as dear to me as old acquaintances. Much of the reason for...

  • Jen
    Aug 20, 2016

    The Inheritance by Charles Finch is set in Victorian England and continues this historical mystery series that I've enjoyed for several years.When private investigator Charles Lennox receives a messag...

  • Susan Springer
    Dec 07, 2016

    Perhaps the best book of the series! Charles Lenox must try to save the life of his boyhood schoolmate, who against all odds, has become a world renowned microbiotic scientist. Is theagressor a secret...