The Bedlam Detective

The Bedlam Detective

A Novel

Book - 2012
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"Sebastian Becker, a former policeman and Pinkerton agent who now works as the special investigator to the Masters of Lunacy, looking into cases involving any man of property whose sanity is under question. His latest assignment takes him to the small town of Arnmouth to determine whether Sir Owain Lancaster has gone around the bend."--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c2012.
ISBN: 9780307406644
Characteristics: 305 p. ;,25 cm.


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cmlibrary_jrobinson Jul 05, 2016

This enthralling novel moves along at a good pace until it reaches an unforeseen climax.

MemosInStilettos Nov 18, 2012

An enjoyable mystery although I felt the ending was weak and the extracts from other works a little distracting and irrelevant to the story.

LaimaA Aug 12, 2012

This was a great detective mystery with quite a bit of relevant historical information which added positively to the story rather than bog it down. Entertaining stuff.

dachsie Jul 08, 2012

I quite enjoyed this book--lots of historical detail and very visual. I wonder if Stephen Gallagher knows someone with Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) for his description of Robert is perfect. It was a good mystery that I read over two days and would like to read more mysteries solved by The Bedlam Detective.

(Staff) Elaine Bird Jun 02, 2012

Interesting read. Lots of historical ambiance. Enjoyable. Worth picking up if you like historical mysteries.

BakerStreetIrregular Apr 17, 2012

Still not sure how I feel about this book. After completing it I couldn't say whether I enjoyed it or not. The plot wasn't all that compelling and the characters weren't that like-able either. Still, once I started reading it I had to know the solution to the mystery.

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