Sylvanus Kent - Victorian Detective

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Sylvanus Kent

Sylvanus is a Victorian Detective who makes his move from London to Brighton in 1841 and changes his world

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To Be Beside - Story 1.

To Be Beside is a detective murder mystery novella set in Victorian seaside Brighton.

During a Bohemian weekend away on a state of the art steam locomotive a notable London society dignitary is murdered in unusual circumstances.

Sylvanus Kent is forced to investigate the shocking murder after becoming the leading suspect by virtue of being the last to see the victim alive.

To Be Beside is a  mystery novella of approximately 17,500 words

A murder. A mystery. A fight to clear his name. Victorian Psychological detective Sylvanus Kent’s first case.

Love to Be - Story 2

“Love To Be” is a detective murder mystery novella set in Victorian seaside Brighton. 
It is Christmas 1841 and society archaeologist Countess Maria Bassano has discovered a unique legendary treasure as well as the love of Lord Richard Goodfellow.
Surprisingly she informs Sylvanus Kent that she fears for her life. Within hours Sylvanus also has another visit from a mysterious mustachioed man who also fears for his life.
How many murders will there be before Sylvanus can find the killer.
“Love To Be” is an exciting mystery novella of approximately 32,000 words
Murder & Mystery in a Victorian fishing community. Psychological detective Sylvanus Kent’s in a race to find the killer.
Two magical treasures protected by curse
Two strangers who fear for their life

Beside the Seaside - Story 3

“Beside the Seaside” is a detective murder mystery treasure hunt novella set in Victorian seaside Brighton and Sussex.

It’s Valentine’s day - what started as a simple visit to a country Mansion rapidly turns into a hunt for a ruthless murderer and a quest to the locate the long lost Knights Templar treasure.
Sylvanus Kent the detective teams up with Lord Goodfellow who’s family oath is to recover and protect the treasure at all costs.
Unlock the clues to a secret location before their merciless adversary can spirit away the precious secret wealth.
“Beside the Seaside” is an exciting mystery novella of approximately 33,000 words 93 / 181 pages.

Oh I Do - Story 4

“Oh I do.” is a murder mystery treasure hunt novella set on a Victorian grand tour to Italy.

An Italian wedding guest is brutally murdered by a hooded horseman.

Sylvanus Kent, the groom and acclaimed psychologist and detective, teams up with Italian aristocrat Antonio Guidotti to seek the truth and the treasure that lies in wait in 19th century Italy as he and his new wife try to enjoy their Mediterranean honeymoon.

Travelling on a sailing ship from England’s South Coast to Italy and continuing by road to some of the most spectacular locations of the grand tour of Italy, the Victorian adventurers discover more than they bargain for.

The race is on to unlock the clues to a secret location where the treasures of ancient Venice await them before their merciless adversaries can spirit away the precious wealth and secrets.

“Oh I do” is an exciting mystery novella of approximately 60,000 words/ 160 pages. A gripping holiday read, the book will provide an extra thrill for visitors to the Mediterranean with its awe-inspiring depiction of Victorian Italy. The sharp-witted protagonist Sylvanus Kent will remind readers of a Sherlock Holmes as he battles with a quest worthy of Robert Langdon.

Seaside Trilogy

The Brighton Trilogy is the first 3 “Sylvanus Kent” Stories in one anthology covering his first 6 months in Victorian Brighton.
They are:-
To Be Beside is a detective murder mystery novella set in Victorian seaside Brighton.
During a Bohemian weekend away on a state of the art steam locomotive a notable London society dignitary is murdered in unusual circumstances.
Sylvanus Kent is forced to investigate the shocking murder after becoming the leading suspect by virtue of being the last to see the victim alive.
To Be Beside is a mystery novella of approximately 17,500 words
A murder. A mystery. A fight to clear his name. Victorian Psychological detective Sylvanus Kent’s first case.
Love To Be
“Love To Be” is a detective murder mystery novella set in Victorian seaside Brighton.
It is Christmas 1841 and society archaeologist Countess Maria Bassano has discovered a unique legendary treasure as well as the love of Lord Richard Goodfellow.
Surprisingly she informs Sylvanus Kent that she fears for her life. Within hours Sylvanus also has another visit from a mysterious mustachioed man who also fears for his life.
How many murders will there be before Sylvanus can find the killer.
“Love To Be” is an exciting mystery novella of approximately 32,000 words
Murder & Mystery in a Victorian fishing community. Psychological detective Sylvanus Kent’s in a race to find the killer.
Two magical treasures protected by curse
Two strangers who fear for their life
Beside the Seaside
“Beside the Seaside” is a detective murder mystery treasure hunt novella set in Victorian seaside Brighton and Sussex.

It’s Valentine’s day - what started as a simple visit to a country Mansion rapidly turns into a hunt for a ruthless murderer and a quest to the locate the long lost Knights Templar treasure.
Sylvanus Kent the detective teams up with Lord Goodfellow who’s family oath is to recover and protect the treasure at all costs.
Unlock the clues to a secret location before their merciless adversary can spirit away the precious secret wealth.
“Beside the Seaside” is an exciting mystery novella of approximately 33,000 words 93 / 181 pages.