By Margaret Frazer
In agreeing to
serve the strong Bishop Beaufort, Joliffe and his gamers have made
what could be a take care of the satan. It absolutely turns out so within the wintry weather of
1436, while the Bishop sends Joliffe by myself to France and into the middle
of a war.
There, Joliffe is to behave as a servant to the duchess
Jacquetta of Bedford -- younger, attractive, and lately widowed. yet his
real project is to coach as a secret agent less than the past due duke's spymaster, and
he quickly unearths that every one the wealth of a widow's loved ones is not any defense
against homicide; a city's partitions aren't any safeguard opposed to enemies within;
and not just suggest can function spies...
PRAISE FOR THE JOLIFFE MEDIEVAL MYSTERIES
"If you're an
historical secret fan...you'll are looking to rush out and get this wonderful
series ... Entertains and confounds with its intricately plotted mystery
and richly special writing..." - The Romance Readers Connection
"Brings the interval to lush life... Such richly imagined mysteries come round too rarely." - Roundtable Reviews
PRAISE FOR MARGARET FRAZER
"Prepare to be enchanted as Margaret Frazer transports you again to the fifteenth century." - Romantic Times
than simply an excellent learn. The reader comes away sadder and wiser, knowing
that what tehy've learn is that stuff of actual lifestyles. Brava!" - Historical Novels Review
tender and soaking up saga of conspiracy and treachery in 15th-century
England... A tantalizing mystery seems to have gorgeous political
implications." - Publishers Weekly
plotted and subtly shaded. Frazer has the specified substance that
brings an period to lifestyles, whereas her characters' mental make-up is as
cunningly wrought because the old background." - Publishers Weekly
Frazer has quietly claimed her position as one of many preeminent writers
of ancient crime fiction, supplying the complete package deal - a good
mystery, fabulous characters, and a desirable interval of background. Her
novels are a dream to read." - Aunt Agatha's Newsletter
Herodotus Award Winner.
Twice nominated for the Edgar Award
Twice nominated for the Minnesota ebook Award
A Romantic instances most sensible Pick.
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A Play of Treachery (A Joliffe Mystery Book 5) by Margaret Frazer