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The Amorous Nightingale: Marston, Edward

The Amorous Nightingale

Marston, Edward

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ISBN 10: 0747275858 / ISBN 13: 9780747275855
Published by Headline Book Publishing, London, 2000
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First printing, hardcover. SIGNED by the author on the title page. A fine tight copy in a fine unflawed dust jacket which is now protected in an archival cover. Appears unread. Bookseller Inventory # 2628

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Title: The Amorous Nightingale

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing, London

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

Noted beauty and singer Harriet Gow has earned a position envied by every available women of the Restoration period: she is the King's favorite mistress. After seeing her perform, Christopher Redmayne is also captivated and the impression Harriet made is still lingering in his mind when he is summoned urgently by Charles II. Harriet has been kidnapped, and Redmayne, with the help of his friend Jonathan Bale - a Puritan constable - is engaged to resolve this delicate affair. The facade of elegance and gentility soon begins to crumble in the face of their investigations. Harriet is, indeed, an amorous nightingale; the fabric of her life entangled in jealousy, avarice and lust. Just as Redmayne and Bale start to question whether she is really the victim or the guilty party a brutal murder provides the answer...

About the Author:

Edward Marston was born and brought up in South Wales. A full-time writer for over thirty years, he has worked in radio, film, television and the theatre, and is a former chairman of the Crime Writers’ Association. He is the author of sixty crime novels set in seven distinct periods of history, and a master of historical fiction. He is the author of the hugely successful Railway Detective series.

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