The Architect of Murder by Rafe McGregor

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Major Alec Marshall VC, newly back in London, is enlisted to make inquiries into the will of the late Cecil John Rhodes, the wealthiest man in the British Empire. That same night one of the witnesses to the will, Eric Lowenstein, is found beaten to death in a seedy boardinghouse, where he was lodging under a false name.As London prepares for King Edward VII's coronation, Marshall discovers that Lowenstein harbored a deadly secret concerning not only the vast fortune Rhodes amassed, but the very future of the Empire. Marshall's investigation takes him into the dark heart of a flawed genius, and sets him on a personal journey that will change his life forever.
 

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Published February 27, 2009 by Robert Hale. 224 pages
Genres: History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense.

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A group of people who refuse to read anything other than stories with Holmes?Guy Ritchie is a talented director, and Downey a very talented actor, looks like a winner to me.

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