Death of a Colonial

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Death of a Colonial
Author Bruce Cook (writing as Bruce Alexander)
Country United States
Language English
Series Sir John Fielding, #6
Genre Historical crime novel
Publisher Putnam
Publication date
1999
Media type Print (Hardcover, Paperback)
Pages 275 pp
ISBN 0-399-14564-8
OCLC 41049502
813/.54 21
LC Class PS3553.O55314 D45 1999
Preceded by Jack, Knave and Fool
Followed by The Color of Death


Death of a Colonial is the sixth historical mystery novel about Sir John Fielding by Bruce Alexander (a pseudonym for Bruce Cook).

Plot summary[edit]

A nobleman, last of his line, is executed and the crown prepares to seize his property. But a claimant to the estate appears, ostensibly from the American colonies, and Sir John is asked to investigate the validity of his claim.