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Watery Grave (Sir John Fielding, #3) Blind Justice , The First Novel Featuring Legendary Eighteenth Century London Judge Sir John Fielding, Was One Of The Most Highly Acclaimed Mystery Debuts Of 1994 Murder In Grub Street , The Second Novel, Was Named By The New York Times Book Review As One Of The Notable Books Of 1995 In Crime Fiction Now Fielding Returns In His Most Baffling Case Yet.John Fielding Was Famous Not Only As Co Founder Of London S First Police Force, The Bow Street Runners, But Also As A Magistrate Of Keen Intellect, Fairness And Uncommon Detective Ability When A Crime Was Committed, He Often Took It Upon Himself To Solve It What Made This All The Remarkable Was That He Was Blind.In Watery Grave Accompanied By His Eyes And The Series Narrator , Young Jeremy Proctor, Fielding Encounters A Case That Hits Close To Home, As A Stepson Returns From The High Seas With Tales Of Typhoons And A Captain Overboard Was It An Accident, Or Was It Murder Fielding Is Asked To Investigate, But Discovers Considerably Than He D Bargained For Including Some Secrets That Might Better Have Been Left At The Bottom Of A Watery Grave.Filled With The Authentic Sights And Sounds And Atmosphere Of The Times, And With A Supremely Colorful And Varied Cast Of Characters, Watery Grave Is In Every Way A Delight To Read.

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  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 378 pages
  • Watery Grave (Sir John Fielding, #3)
  • Bruce Alexander
  • English
  • 14 August 2017
  • 0751520209

10 thoughts on “Watery Grave (Sir John Fielding, #3)

  1. says:

    As of this book I have now read the entire John Fielding mysteries series, and in my opinion, this is the best of the set The characterizations are very fine, the various elements of the mystery well woven, the legalities and complexities of the legal system from the time fascinating, and most of all the events not only ring true but are very engaging.Jeremy Proctor continues to be a bit of a Mary Sue everyone likes him, he s stronger than most, smarter than most,skillful than most, alwa As of this book I have now read the entire John Fielding mysteries series, and in my opinion, this is the best of the set The characterizations ...

  2. says:

    The blind Sir John Fielding has his assistant young Jeremy Protor to assist him in his investigations into various crimes and in this, the third novel in the Fielding series, he is asked to investigate the death of a ship s captain while on the high seas.The captain was constantly ill, and regularly drinking and was therefore confined to his cabin Another member of the crew took on the role of acting captain and it was he who made th...

  3. says:

    Beware of uber spoilers about the ending view spoiler Completely ing irritated at the way this story ended If I wanted to read a dark, cynical tale about a so called hero s helplessness in the face of a monumental miscarriage of justice caused by the intransigence and indifference of a self serving military order, I certainly wouldn t look for it in a freaking cozy mystery series about a blind 18th century magistrate and his 14 year old apprentice, would I And I certainly wouldn t want i Beware of uber spoilers about the ending view spoiler Completely ing irritated at the way this story ended If I wanted to read a dark, cynical tale about a so called hero s helplessness in the face of a monumental miscarriage of justice caused by the intransigence and indifference of a self serving military order, I certainly wouldn t look for it in a freaking cozy mystery series about a blind 18th century magistrate and his 14 year old apprentice, would I And I certainly wouldn t want it on a lovely Sunday afternoon in May when the sun is shining, the birds are singing and I m sick as a dog, lying on the couch with a box of tissues and a stack of books, and just wanting a stupid escapist % % ing his...

  4. says:

    The tird Sir John Fielding book deals with the special case of the British Navy and the lengths taken to make sure the Navy s public face eas not besmirched A harder read because of the injustice done is so disappointing, but still a book I enjoyed.

  5. says:

    This is the third book in the Sir John Fielding series.It is about a year since the events of the last book, Murder on Grub Street Jeremy Proctor is now 14 years old and settled in the home of Sir John who is married to the second Lady Fielding Tom Durham, Lady Fielding s son has arrived after spending two years at sea aboard Her Majesty s frigate the Adventure and is heartily welcomed home But when the crew arrives in Tower Wharf we learn there is a senior officer who has been accused of mur This is the third book in the Sir John Fielding series.It is about a year since the events of the last book, Murder on Grub Street Jeremy Proctor is now 14 years old and settled in the home of Sir John who is married to the second Lady Fielding Tom Durham, Lady Fielding s son has arrived after spending two years at sea aboard Her Majesty s frigate the Adventure and is heartily welcomed home But when the crew arrives in Tower Wharf we learn there is a senior officer who has been accused of murder and is in the brig awaiting court martial Vice Admiral Robert Redmond, a friend of Sir John s has asked him to assist in the investigation before th...

  6. says:

    Bruce Alexander like Elliot Roosevelt and Stephanie Barron takes his detective from real life This time, it is Sir John Fielding, the famous London Magistrate known as the Blind Beak His Watson is Jeremy Proctor, a young orphan Sir John has taken under his wing.In Watery Grave, the third of the series, Sir John is approached by his old friend Sir Robert Redmond, currently Lord High Admiral of the British Royal Navy His nephew, John Landon is an officer on the HMS Adventure and has been ac Bruce Alexander like Elliot Roosevelt and Stephanie Barron takes his detective from real life This time, it is Sir John Fielding, the famous London Magistrate known as the Blind Beak His Watson is Jeremy Proctor, a young orphan Sir John has taken under his wing.In Watery Grave, the third of the series, Sir John is approached by his old friend Sir Robert Redmond, currently Lord High Admiral of the British Royal Navy His nephew, John Landon is an officer on the HMS Adventure and has been accused of murdering his captain During a raging storm, the captain fell overboard and the question is was Landon pushing him, or trying to save him If found guilty, he will be hanged Sir Robert begs Sir John to save him Compounding the situation is that Sir John s stepson, Tom, is also serving aboard the Adventure and has hopes of becoming a midshipman As Sir John and Jeremy dig deeper into the mystery, it becomes apparent that all involved know the truth, but none are willing to reveal it includ...

  7. says:

    Watery Grave is certainly one of the better historical mystery series I have read in the past 20 years Thanks Mary Murder in Grub Street, the second of the Sir John Fielding mysteries, was named by The New York Times Book Review as one of the Notable Books of 1995 in crime fiction Now in Watery Grave, Sir John Fielding returns in one of his most perplexing cases yet, both for Fielding and the reader Another intriguing aspect of Bruce Alexander s historical series is that his main cha Watery Grave is certainly one of the better historical mystery series I have read in the past 20 years Thanks Mary Murder in Grub Street, the second of the Sir John Fielding mysteries, was named by The New York Times Book Review as one of the Notable Books of 1995 in crime fiction Now in Watery Grave, Sir John Fie...

  8. says:

    From a review originally posted here.Watery Grave takes a place a little over a year after Murder ends Jeremy is now a settled member of the Fielding home Sir John has remarried and the new Lady Fielding is welcoming home her son, Tom, who has been aboard ship in the Navy for the past three years The ship he crews has come into port with a scandal and an old Admiral friend of Sir John s asks him to help in the investigation The Captain of the ship went overboard during a storm and the First From a review originally posted here.Watery Grave takes a place a little over a year after Murder ends Jeremy is now a settled member of the Fielding home Sir John has remarried and the new Lady Fielding is welcoming home her son, Tom, who has been aboard ship in the Navy for the past three years The ship he crews has come into port with a sc...

  9. says:

    I was a little slow to get into this one, but once I did, I remembered why I love the series so much Great writing The characters are interesting, true to life, and seem to be accurate, historically although I m admittedly not an expert The story is widely varied gripping, grotesque, comical, heart rending and I m left appreciating again Sir John s sense of justice and pursuit of truth.Two additional thoughts view spoiler 1 The subjects of homosexuality and pederasty were dealt with I was a little slow to get into this one, but once I did, I remembered why I love the series so much Great writing The characters are interesting, true to life, and seem to be accurate, historically although I m admittedly not an expert The story is widely varied gripping, grotesque, comical, heart rending and I m left appreciating again Sir John s sense of justice and pursuit of truth.Two additional thoughts view spoiler 1 The subjects of homosexuality and pederasty were dealt with properly for a historical novel, I think The author didn t seem to approve or disapprove, but merely attempted to write of these things in a way that would be true to the s of the culture at the time.2 These characters are so well written that I feel outraged at the treatment perpetrated against the innocent and righteous Lieutenant Landon Men like him ought to be honored and respected for their stand against injustice and wickedness, but alas, they are all too often persecuted and mur...

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    I didn t like this book as much as the previous two since it was much sadder I don t want to explainthan that since it would give away too many spoilers I m still glad I read the book and will continue with the series I wish I knewof the history of that time but from what I do know of it, the portrayal of the Royal Navy was accurate.And it was just a gosh darn interesting book in and of itself I do recommend reading at least the first book in the series Blind Justice before this I didn t like this book as much as the previous two since it was much sadder I don t want to explainthan that since it would give away too many spoilers I m still glad I read the book and will continue with the series I wish I knewof the history of that time but from what I do know of it, the portrayal of the Royal Navy was accurate.And it was just a gosh darn interesting book in and of itself I do recommend reading at least the first book in the ser...

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