The Peculiar Case of Lord Finsbury's Diamonds (Casebook of Barnaby Adair, Book 1.5)

The Peculiar Case of Lord Finsbury's Diamonds (Casebook of Barnaby Adair, Book 1.5)

Stephanie Laurens

"Penelope Adair, spouse and accomplice of novice sleuth Barnaby Adair, is so highly pregnant she can't even waddle. while Barnaby is summoned to help Inspector Stokes of Scotland backyard in investigating the violent homicide of a gentleman at a home get together, Penelope, pissed off that she can't take part, insists that she and Griselda, Stokes’s spouse, be saved trained in their husbands’ discoveries.

Yet what Barnaby and Stokes discover merely results in extra questions. The murdered gentleman were thrown out of the home get together days earlier than, so why had he lower back? and the way and why did he come to have the fantastic Finsbury diamond necklace in his pocket, a lot to Lord Finsbury’s consternation? such a lot atypical of all, why had the assassin left the necklace, worthy a ravishing fortune, at the body?

The conundrums compound as our intrepid investigators try and make feel of this baffling case. in the meantime, the specter of scandal grows ever extra tangible for all these attending the home get together – and the stakes are optimum for Lord Finsbury’s daughter and the gentleman who has spent the decade resurrecting his family members fortune so he can aspire to her hand. operating parallel to Barnaby and Stokes, the would-be enthusiasts hunt for a direction in the course of the maze of contradictory proof to show the assassin, disperse the pall of scandal, and declare the affection and the shared lifestyles they crave.

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