Introducing Neptune KingeBook - 2013
This is the first book in the Neptune King series set in London in the 1960's. Neptune is a shy, introverted young Oxford professor who has always had difficulty fitting in. First as an under aged university student, then as the youngest professor on campus. His only solace is in his dream to become a detective as good as if not better than Sherlock Holmes. When Professor Muggins is found at the foot of the stairs with his neck broken, everyone assumes it is an accident. Neptune believes otherwise and sets out to find the murderer. Successful in proving his case, his day gets even better when he learns he is his wealthy aunt's beneficiary. Now having enough money to take a risk, he quits teaching and starts his own detective agency. He hires a young handsome Australian hunk named Shark Johnson as his assistant and is ready for business. With effort Shark finally convinces Neptune to hire a secretary, which he does reluctantly as he is rather intimidated by women. Fortunately for him one applicant is a young ex farm girl out of her depth in the big city. She seems more timid than him, so he hires her on the spot. Though different in background and temperaments the three soon become firm friends and, with each successive case, gain experience as detectives. From taxidermied stepmothers to german spies to the cut throat world of ballroom dancing, these three tackle them all with the aplomb of professionals. Delightful characters that are sure to win you over, and highly addictive. You can't just stop at one Neptune book: once you start reading you will want to keep going.
Publisher: [United States] : BookBaby : Made available through hoopla, 2013.
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource