The Hanover Square Affair
Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries, Book 1
JA / AG Publishing
December 2, 2003
Audio, e-Book, Trade Size (reprint)
Cavalry captain Gabriel Lacey returns to Regency London from the Napoleonic wars, burned out, fighting melancholia, his career ended. His interest is piqued when he learns of a missing girl, possibly kidnapped by a prominent member of Parliament. Lacey's search for the girl leads to the discovery of murder, corruption, and dealings with a leader of the underworld. He deals with his own disorientation transitioning from a soldier's life to the civilian world at the same time, redefining his role with his former commanding officer making new friends--from the top of society to the street girls of Covent Garden. Originally published December 2003 in mass market paperback by Berkley Prime Crime and January 2014 in eBook.