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Publisher: Minotaur Books (April 17, 2007)
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within the courtroom of King George IV, significant Mearns---an outdated puppy of conflict and veteran of Willington's army---is the mum or dad of Windsor fortress. a few could name him a undercover agent; he calls himself a "watcher." operating together with his shut pal, the innovative Sergeant Denny, the pair hold a funky facade at the back of which they pass approximately their tasks quietly and unnoticed.Unnoticed, that's, till the day Mearns gets a parcel containing a ugly shock: a couple of severed human legs. The legs belong to a fellow soldier. Casting apart legit protocol, Mearns and Denny choose to examine the homicide themselves, additionally enrolling assistance from a precocious younger runaway, Charlie. yet quickly those maverick investigators locate themselves up opposed to all demeanour of hindrances and risk, now not the least of that's the Crown Keepers of the Peace---a unit of former infantrymen headed by way of Mearns's nemesis, Felix Ferguson.With extra butchered physique components turning up in parcels and the variety of deaths emerging, our beginner investigators locate themselves as much as their necks in corruption and intrigue. Mearns struggles to maintain Ferguson at bay, not just in the course of the research, but additionally for the affections of the fascinating Mindy, a maidservant within the fortress. With the strain on, can Mearns resolve the murders and win the center of his ladylove?With Dread homicide, Gwendoline Butler gives you a cleverly crafty and outdated secret that hides a grotesque homicide in the back of its captivating facade.