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Depths of Deceit Norman Russell

Depths of Deceit

Norman Russell

Published January 1st 2009
ISBN : 9781847825193
Hardcover
341 pages
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In 1894, renowned archaeologist Professor Roderick Ainsworth unearths an ancient Roman temple of Mithras, in Londons Clerkenwell, and his career is set to be crowned with a knighthood. Then a young analytical chemist is murdered in the temple, andMoreIn 1894, renowned archaeologist Professor Roderick Ainsworth unearths an ancient Roman temple of Mithras, in Londons Clerkenwell, and his career is set to be crowned with a knighthood. Then a young analytical chemist is murdered in the temple, and circumstances suggest a ritual murder. And on the same day, a prosperous manufacturer is found slaughtered at Carshalton... Again, evidence points to ritual sacrifice. Detective Inspector Box of Scotland Yard and Sergeant Knollys probe into the professional lives of Roderick Ainsworth and his deadly rival, Sir Charles Wayneflete - and uncover the dreadful truth about the Mithras murders...