Murder as a Fine Art Characters

David Morrell
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Henry John Temple (aka Lord Palmerston)

Lord Palmerston is the Home Secretary in London and is Sir Richard Mayne’s superior. He is a powerful man who is eager to settle the case of the recent murders as soon as possible. Beginning in 1807, he influenced the British government by first acting as a Member of Parliament. He then spent nineteen years as the Secretary at War, and a further fifteen years as the secretary for foreign affairs. Now, as the Home Secretary, he is in charge of most anything that occurs on domestic soil, and particularly where national security and police are concerned. Lord Palmerston is seventy years old and has thick, long, dyed brown sideburns that go all the way to his chin. He is a determined man with a strong character but is able to admit when he is wrong. He has De Quincey arrested on two...

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