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Amethyst Cross

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"Amethyst Cross" by Fergus Hume is a compelling historical mystery novel set in the late 19th century. The story follows the investigation of a young woman's murder, which leads the protagonist, Detective George Fleet, into a web of secrets and deceit.

Hume's writing is engaging and keeps the reader hooked from beginning to end. The characters are well-developed, with intricate backstories that add depth to the plot. The setting of Victorian England is vividly described, immersing the reader in a richly detailed world.

The mystery itself is cleverly crafted, with plenty of twists and turns to keep readers guessing. Hume skillfully weaves together multiple plotlines, building suspense as the story unfolds.

Overall, "Amethyst Cross" is a riveting read that will appeal to fans of historical fiction and mystery novels. Hume's masterful storytelling and attention to detail make this novel a standout in the genre.

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Things look bleak for Lesbia Hales. Her father does not let her marry the man she loves. Her mother is dead. She has to keep secrets in order to promote what she wants for herself. One day, her lover, George Walker, is injured in her home and someone stole the expensive amethyst cross. Who could have done that and why? - Summary by Stav Nisser.

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