Smuggler’s Moon by Bruce Alexander
Smuggler’s Moon is the eighth novel in the Sir John Fielding series.
A richly-textured and riveting mystery follows Sir John and Jeremy as they journey to the seaside town of Deal to investigate a magistrate who is suspected of promoting illegal cargo trade, which occurs under the cover of darkness, and find themselves plunged into a world of greed, murder, and corruption.
Bruce Alexander is the pseudonym for a well-known author of fiction and non-fiction. The previous books in this series are Blind Justice, Murder in Grub Street (Named by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book in 1995), Watery Grave, Person or Persons Unknown (named by the Chicago Tribune as one of the best novels of 1997), Jack, Knave and Fool, and Death of a Colonial.
Read the next novel in the series, An Experiment in Treason, here.