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Finch, Charles (Charles B.)

Overview
Works: 31 works in 206 publications in 4 languages and 15,930 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Spy stories  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3606.I526, 813.6
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Publications about Charles Finch
Publications by Charles Finch
Most widely held works by Charles Finch
A beautiful blue death by Charles Finch( Book )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,661 libraries worldwide
When a servant girl is found dead, a supposed suicide, Victorian gentleman and amateur sleuth Charles Lenox is called in by his old friend, Lady Jane, to investigate and begins to suspect that the girl has fallen victim to a rare and deadly poison
The Fleet Street murders by Charles Finch( Book )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,481 libraries worldwide
Celebrating the 1866 holiday season at the side of his fiancée, amateur sleuth Charles Lenox is drawn into the double-homicide case of two reporters, an investigation that is complicated by a police ruling that the killings are unrelated
The September Society by Charles Finch( Book )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,440 libraries worldwide
Amateur detective and Victorian gentleman Charles Lenox heads for his alma mater at Oxford to investigate the disappearance of a student and encounters a series of bizarre clues, including a card bearing the name The September Society
A stranger in Mayfair by Charles Finch( Book )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,339 libraries worldwide
Investigating the murder of a footman whose death is complicated by a false identity and unsettling facts about the victim's employers, Detective Lenox pursues a series of leads only to discover that an old friend may be involved
A burial at sea by Charles Finch( Book )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,303 libraries worldwide
In March 1873 aristocratic sleuth Charles Lenox undertakes a delicate espionage mission to Egypt, where five British agents have been killed, apparently by the French. But soon after Charles's ship sets sail, the captain calls on him to dust off his deductive skills when a crew member is murdered and left eviscerated on the deck
A death in the small hours by Charles Finch( Book )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,268 libraries worldwide
Visiting his uncle's estate in Somerset for what he hopes will be a quiet working vacation, politician and new father Charles Lenox investigates a series of seemingly small acts of vandalism only to uncover a sinister plot by an adversary who may be targeting someone Lenox loves
The last enchantments by Charles Finch( Book )
13 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,214 libraries worldwide
"After graduating from Yale, William Baker, scion of an old line patrician family, goes to work in presidential politics. But when the campaign into which he's poured his heart ends in disappointment, he decides to leave New York behind, along with the devoted, ambitious, and well-connected woman he's been in love with for the last four years. Will expects nothing more than a year off before resuming the comfortable life he's always known, but he's soon caught up in a whirlwind of unexpected friendships and romantic entanglements that threaten his safe plans. As he explores the heady social world of Oxford, he becomes fast friends with Tom, his snobbish but affable flat mate; Anil, an Indian economist with a deep love for gangster rap; Anneliese, a German historian obsessed with photography; and Timmo, whose chief ambition is to become a reality television star. What he's least prepared for is Sophie, a witty, beautiful and enigmatic woman who makes him question everything he knows about himself. For readers who made a classic of Richard Yates's A Good School, The Last Enchantments is a sweeping novel about love and loss that redefines what it means to grow up as an American in the twenty-first century"--
The laws of murder by Charles Finch( Book )
13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,185 libraries worldwide
"It's 1876, and Charles Lenox, once London's leading private investigator, has just given up his seat in Parliament after six years, primed to return to his first love, detection. With high hopes he and three colleagues start a new detective agency, the first of its kind. But as the months pass, and he is the only detective who cannot find work, Lenox begins to question whether he can still play the game as he once did. Then comes a chance to redeem himself, though at a terrible price: a friend, a member of Scotland Yard, is shot near Regent's Park. As Lenox begins to parse the peculiar details of the death - an unlaced boot, a days-old wound, an untraceable luggage ticket - he realizes that the incident may lead him into grave personal danger, beyond which lies a terrible truth. With all the humanity, glamor, and mystery that readers have come to love, the latest Lenox novel is a shining new confirmation of the enduring popularity of Charles Finch's Victorian series"--
An old betrayal by Charles Finch( Book )
14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,153 libraries worldwide
"In the seventh book of Finch's bestselling series of Victorian mysteries, a case of mistaken identity has Charles Lenox playing for his highest stakes yet: the safety of Queen Victoria herself. On a spring morning in London, 1875, Charles Lenox agrees to take time away from his busy schedule as a Member of Parliament to meet an old protége;'s client at Charing Cross. But when their cryptic encounter seems to lead, days later, to the murder of an innocuous country squire, this fast favor draws Lenox inexorably back into his old profession. Soon he realizes that, far from concluding the murderer's business, this body is only the first step in a cruel plan, many years in the plotting. Where will he strike next? The answer, Lenox learns with slowly dawning horror, may be at the very heart of England's monarchy. Ranging from the slums of London to the city's corridors of power, the newest Charles Lenox novel bears all of this series' customary wit, charm, and trickery--a compulsive escape to a different time"--
Home by nightfall : a Charles Lenox mystery by Charles Finch( Book )
10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,105 libraries worldwide
"It's London in 1876, and the whole city is abuzz with the enigmatic disappearance of a famous foreign pianist. Lenox has an eye on the matter - as a partner in a now-thriving detective agency, he's a natural choice to investigate. Just when he's tempted to turn his focus to it entirely, however, his grieving brother asks him to come down to Sussex, and Lenox leaves the metropolis behind for the quieter country life of his boyhood. Or so he thinks. In fact, something strange is afoot in Markethouse: small thefts, books, blankets, animals, and more alarmingly a break-in at the house of a local insurance agent. As he and his brother to investigate this small accumulation of mysteries, Lenox realizes that something very strange and serious indeed may be happening, more than just local mischief. Soon, he's racing to solve two cases at once, one in London and one in the country, before either turns deadly. Blending Charles Finch's trademark wit, elegance, and depth of research, this new mystery, equal parts Jane Austen and Charles Dickens, may be the finest in the series"--
The last enchantments by Charles Finch( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
A young American embarks on a year at Oxford and has an impassioned affair that will change his life forever
The September Society by Charles Finch( file )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
When a frantic widow visits detective Charles Lenox in search of her missing son, Lenox begins investigating a series of bizarre clues and must race to discover the truth about the death and the mysterious "September Society" before it's too late
A death in the small hours by Charles Finch( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Charles Lenox is at the pinnacle of his political career and is a delighted new father. His days of regularly investigating the crimes of Victorian London now some years behind him, he plans a trip to his uncle's estate in the expectation of a few calm weeks. When he arrives in the quiet village of Plumley, however, what greets him is a series of strange vandalisms upon the local shops. Only when a far more serious crime is committed does he begin to understand the great stakes of those events
A beautiful blue death by Charles Finch( file )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
When Victorian gentleman Charles Lenox begins to investigate the apparent suicide of a friend's former servant, he suspects murder--but to find the killer, he must untangle a complex web of loyalties and animosities before it's too late
A burial at sea a mystery by Charles Finch( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
In March 1873 aristocratic sleuth Charles Lenox undertakes a delicate espionage mission to Egypt, where five British agents have been killed, apparently by the French. But soon after Charles's ship sets sail, the captain calls on him to dust off his deductive skills when a crew member is murdered and left eviscerated on the deck
An old betrayal by Charles Finch( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
On a spring morning in London, 1875, Charles Lenox agrees to take time away from his busy schedule as a Member of Parliament to meet an old protege's client at Charing Cross. But when their cryptic encounter seems to lead, days later, to the murder of an innocuous country squire, this fast favor draws Lenox inexorably back into his old profession
Home by nightfall by Charles Finch( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
A death in the family brings gentleman sleuth Charles Lenox back to the country house where he grew up - just in time to confront an odd, unsettling crime in a nearby village
The laws of murder by Charles Finch( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Charles Lenox, once London's leading private investigator, has just given up his seat in Parliament to return to his first love, detection. He and three colleagues start a new detective agency, but as the months pass, Lenox begins to question whether he can still do the job. Then a friend, a member of Scotland Yard, is shot near Regent's Park. As Lenox begins to parse the peculiar details of the death, he realizes that the incident may lead him into grave personal danger, and a terrible truth
A stranger in Mayfair by Charles Finch( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Returning from a continental honeymoon with his wife, Lady Jane Grey, newly elected MP Charles Lenox is asked by his colleague, Ludovic Starling, to investigate the murder of his footman who was bludgeoned to death with a brick. Lenox gradually realizes that what seem to be the facts of the case may have been manipulated, and that an old friend may be implicated in the footman's death
A beautiful blue death by Charles Finch( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
When Victorian gentleman Charles Lenox begins to investigate the apparent suicide of a friend's former servant, he suspects murder--but to find the killer, he must untangle a complex web of loyalties and animosities before it's too late
 
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Alternative Names
Charles Finch Amerikaans romanschrijver
Charles Finch novelist from the United States
Finch Charles 19..-.... romancier
Чарльз Финч
チャールズ・フィンチ
Languages
English (181)
Russian (1)
Dutch (1)
German (1)
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