The Yard

Grecian, Alex (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Yard

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Authors: Grecian, Alex
Title: The Yard
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2012.
Characteristics: 422 p. ;,24 cm.
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Local Note: 1 2 3 6 14 15
ISBN: 9780399149542
Statement of Responsibility: Alex Grecian
Subject Headings: Murder Investigation England Fiction. Detectives England Fiction.
Genre/Form: Mystery fiction.
Topical Term: Murder
LCCN: 2011050663
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Mar 23, 2014
  • rlbishop7880 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Excellent writing. There are multiple story threads and various points of view, but it's always easy to keep track of where you are and what's happening. If you like historical fiction this is an excellent step into Victorian England. Plenty of romance while maintaining the gritty danger of life on the streets. A good balance of humor against the murderous backdrop as well.

Mar 20, 2014
  • alex59 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Great characters one cares about, fine historical detail, didn't want to put it down till I was finished. Thoroughly enjoyed the book. Hope there's more good books coming from this author.

A patron review from the Adult Summer Reading Game: Great mystery set in Victorian London. Interesting characters, fast paced read.

I read at least 3 books a week. This one the best I have read this month. I read it in 2 days. This author will rise to the top of historical fiction. The Characters are real & the suspense last till the end.

Oct 20, 2012
  • bridge1 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

An excellent book.

Excellent - must read for historical mystery buffs!!!!!!


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Victorian London is a cesspool of crime, and Scotland Yard has only twelve detectives—known as "The Murder Squad"—to investigate countless murders every month.

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