Investigating the death of Lady Eleanor, who had been banished in the wake of her affair with the Prince of Wales, chief clerk Hugh Corbett struggles with the deceptive plot of a killer as the number of victims increases. Reprint. PW. K.
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Paul Doherty was born in Middlesbrough. He studied History at Liverpool and Oxford Universities and obtained a doctorate for his thesis on Edward II and Queen Isabella. He is now headmaster of a school in north-east London and lives with his family in Essex.
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Book Description Harlequin Books. paperback. Book Condition: New. UNUSED, ACCEPTABLE, NOT EX-LIBRARY, Tanned edges, Edgewear, some inner pages are creased, 252 pages. It is 1301 and a fragile peace exists between Edward of England and Philip IV of France. In the fetid alleys and slums of London and Paris it is a different matter. Here the secret agents of both countries still fight their own, silent, deadly battles. The Prince of Wales wallows in luxury under the sinister influence of his favourite, Gaveston, who has secret political ambitions to dominate the young prince and the English crown. These scandals are threatened with exposure when Lady Belmont, the prince's former mistress, is found dead, her neck broken, at the foot of a nunnery's steps. Was it suicide? An accident? Or malicious murder Edward turns to his master spy, Hugh Corbett, to solve the mystery. In doing so, Corbett must face the deadly rivalry of his French counterpart, the murderous rage of Gaveston and the silent threats of assassins. He must also contend with the lies and silken deceits of his own master. The fifth novel in the brilliant Hugh Corbett series. Bookseller Inventory # 8575
Book Description Worldwide Library, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0373261640
Book Description Worldwide Library, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110373261640