Clerkenwell Affair (Hardcover)
 
作者: Susanna Gregory 
出版社: Sphere Books
出版日期: 2020/10/06
尺寸: 222x138x37mm
ISBN-10: 0751562734
ISBN-13: 9780751562736
書城編號: 1893265
 

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In the spring of 1666 everyone's first reaction to a sudden death at the palace of White Hall is that the plague has struck, but the killing of Thomas Chiffinch was by design, not disease. Chiffinch was holder of two influential posts - Keeper of the Closet and Keeper of the Jewels - and rival courtiers have made no secret of their wish to succeed to those offices. To Thomas Chaloner, ordered to undertake the investigation, such avarice gives a whole host of suspects an ample motive for murder.The same courtiers are at the heart of the royal entourage endorsing the King's licentious and ribald way of life, and Chaloner has some sympathy with the atmosphere of outrage and disgust at such behaviour. London's citizens, already irked by the wealthy fleeing to the country at the outbreak of the plague, have scant patience with the Court on its return. The city is abuzz with rumours of dissent and rebellion, fuelled by predictions from a soothsayer in Clerkenwell of a rain of fire destroying the capital on Good Friday.Chaloner initially dismisses such talk as nonsense, but as he uncovers ever more connections to Clerkenwell among his suspects, he begins to fear that there is also design behind the rumours - and that, come Easter Day, the King and his Court might find themselves the focus of yet another rebellion.

Susanna Gregory 作者作品表

Sanctuary Murders (Paperback)
Clerkenwell Affair (Hardcover)
Sanctuary Murders (Hardcover)
Intrigue in Covent Garden (Paperback)
Masterly Murder (Paperback)
Order for Death (Paperback)
Hand Of Justice (Paperback)
Wicked Deed (Paperback)
Deadly Brew (Paperback)
Intrigue in Covent Garden (Hardcover)
Habit of Murder (Paperback)
Mark Of A Murderer (Paperback)
Tarnished Chalice (Paperback)
Devil's Disciples (Paperback)
To Kill Or Cure (Paperback)
Executioner of St Paul's (Paperback)
Grave Concern (Paperback)
Habit of Murder (Hardcover)
Executioner of St Paul's (Hardcover)
Chelsea Strangler (Paperback)

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