John Rawlings Investigates by Deryn Lake

Author: Deryn Lake

Category: Popular Fiction

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Deal starts: November 24, 2021

Deal ends: November 24, 2021


Having just finished his indentures, John Rawlings is celebrating in Vaux Hall Pleasure Gardens when he trips over the body of a young girl.

Summoned to the magistrate’s office as prime suspect, Rawlings not only clears his own name but impresses Fielding so much with his power of recollection that he is asked to investigate the crime.

Thus begins the illustrious career of John Rawlings, the ingenious detective stalking London's grimy streets, in this four-part box set that opens Deryn Lake's acclaimed series.

The Rawlings novels are richly atmospheric and compelling Georgian mysteries woven around the real characters of John Fielding, the phenomenal sightless magistrate known as the ‘Blind Beak’, whose Runners formed London’s early police force; and John Rawlings, the Apothecary reputed to have invented soda water.

Praise for Deryn Lake’s John Rawlings Mysteries:
‘A wealth of marvellous characters parade across the pages, their dialogue is lively and John Rawlings is proving to be a real charmer’ - Eastbourne Herald

‘An effervescent tale...the author organises her large cast and colourful background with skill and gusto through a racily readable drama’ - Felicia Lamb in the Mail on Sunday’s Night & Day Magazine

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