The Penitent Thief (The Agora Mystery Series Book 2)
The Penitent Thief: A string of thefts ends in a grisly murder. Certain evidence leads Captain Barnwell to suspect a former thief, Rutherford Nordlinger as the culprit. Carl Brooke becomes personally involved as Nordlinger's guilt is questioned.
"My hands instinctively gripped my knees and I bowed my head down to the carriage floor. It was pure shock, those words..."
★ In the style of Arthur Conan Doyle, Clay Boutwell brings back the Agora Society and its premiere scholar, Carl Brooke.
This is the second novella in the Agora Series, the first being, Two Tocks before Midnight. Other stories in the series include: The Peace Party Massacre, The Curse of the Mad Sheik, and The Captain's Play.