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Cardington Crescent

Cardington Crescent

When George March, a womanising aristocrat, is found dead over his morning coffee, his wife Emily is accused of murder. But Emily’s sister is the indomitable Charlotte, who, with her husband Thomas, take on the seemingly irreproachable March clan and discover an insidious web of corruption and depravity that leads them from the elegance of Cardington Crescent into the hideous London slums, and more murder...