Inspector McLevy Mysteries
Historical fiction, mystery, crime
‘Shadow of the Serpent’
ENTER THE DARK ALLEYS OF VICTORIAN EDINBURGH AND MEET INSPECTOR McLEVY, THE 19TH CENTURY INVESTIGATOR WHO INSPIRED ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE’S SHERLOCK HOLMES. 1880, Edinburgh. Election fever grips the city. But while the rich and educated argue about politics, in the dank wynds of the docks it’s a struggle just to stay alive. When a prostitute is brutally murdered, disturbing memories from thirty years ago are stirred in Inspector McLevy who is soon lured into a murky world of politics, perversion and deception – and the shadow of the serpent.