Follow Lord Riley Rochester – Chief Inspector Rochester of Scotland Yard’s newly formed Detective Department – as he delves into Victorian London’s criminal fraternity. Will he uncover the identities of vicious killers inspired by greed, a sense of injustice and the pressing need for revenge…
Death of a Scoundrel
Roderick Woodrow is a ladies’ man. While the female half of society weeps at his violet demise, it seems that almost every man in London had a reason to want Rod dead. Jealousy, reputation, money, blackmail, double standards, hypocrisy and ruthless ambition are involved in a case that forces Riley to make a stark choice between duty and family loyalties.
Death of an Artist
Melanie Mottram, a governess and aspiring artist, is far from being an innocent victim. Calculating and manipulative, a growing list of suspects seem desperate to cast the blame on one another…
Death of a Recluse
When fabulously wealthy young recluse Sir Theodore Allen is found dead from cyanide poisoning, Riley discovers that his circumstances are far from straightforward. With Scotland Yard’s cells overflowing with suspects, Riley must pit his wits against a wily and desperate individual who will stop at nothing to avoid an appointment with the hangman.