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Charles Finch

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Charles Finch is a graduate of Yale and Oxford. He is the author of the Charles Lenox mysteries. His first novel, A Beautiful Blue Death, was nominated for an Agatha Award and was named one of Library Journal’s Best Books of 2007, one of only five mystery novels on the list. His first contemporary novel, The Last Enchantments, was published earlier this year. He lives in Chicago.
Books by Charles:
    • A Beautiful Blue Death

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries Series #1
    • By: Charles Finch
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 835
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 749
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 753

    Charles Lenox, Victorian gentleman and armchair explorer, likes nothing more than to relax in his private study with a cup of tea, a roaring fire and a good book....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I like cozy

    • By Sheryl on 05-21-12

    Regular price: $23.62

    • The September Society

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries Series #2
    • By: Charles Finch
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 538
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 483
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 485

    In the small hours of the morning one fall day in 1866, a frantic widow visits detective Charles Lenox....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Likeable sleuth & friends...growing in depth!

    • By Michele on 08-06-13

    Regular price: $23.62

    • The Fleet Street Murders

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries Series #3
    • By: Charles Finch
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 402
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 360
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 362

    It's Christmas, 1866, and amateur sleuth Charles Lenox, recently engaged to his best friend, Lady Jane Grey, is happily celebrating the holiday in his Mayfair townhouse....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ah, that's what I need...to relax with a cuppa and a mystery!

    • By HODGEPODGESPV on 04-22-16

    Regular price: $20.96

    • A Stranger in Mayfair

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries Series #4
    • By: Charles Finch
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 302
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 271
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269

    Returning from a continental honeymoon with his new wife, Lady Jane, Lenox is asked by a colleague in Parliament to consult in the murder of a footman, bludgeoned to death with a brick....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good but not the best of the series

    • By C. on 02-13-12

    Regular price: $20.96

    • A Burial at Sea

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries Series #5
    • By: Charles Finch
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 287
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 263

    Charles Lenox, Member of Parliament, sets sail on a clandestine mission for the government. When an officer is savagely murdered, however, Lenox is drawn toward his old profession….

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My favorite Charles Lenox mystery

    • By Joanne on 04-03-13

    Regular price: $24.46

    • A Death in the Small Hours

    • By: Charles Finch
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208

    Charles Lenox is at the pinnacle of his political career and is a delighted new father....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A Really Disappointed Charles Finch Fan

    • By Honest Tree on 12-13-12

    Regular price: $34.99

    • An Old Betrayal

    • A Charles Lenox Mystery, Book 7
    • By: Charles Finch
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 195
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 174
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 174

    On a spring morning in London, 1875, Charles Lenox agrees to take time away from his busy schedule as a Member of Parliament to meet an old protege's client at Charing Cross....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good mystery, British aristocracy circa 1875.

    • By MidwestGeek on 01-24-16

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Last Enchantments

    • By: Charles Finch
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 36

    A young American embarks on a year at Oxford and has an impassioned affair that will change his life forever....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Charles Finch is a great find

    • By Yankee Bookworm on 02-23-14

    Regular price: $27.99