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A Murder On London Bridge

A Murder On London Bridge

1664. There is an electric air of foreboding on the streets of London. An atmosphere Thomas Chaloner fears will only take a small spark to ignite into another civil war. . .

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The fifth adventure in the Thomas Chaloner series

Thomas Chaloner has forged a living as spy to the Lord Chancellor, the Earl of Clarendon, since the early days of the Restoration. Now, in February 1664, he is aware of an undercurrent of restlessness on the streets of London. The coffee houses are thick with rumours. There is anger at the new laws governing church attendance and a deepening contempt for the loucheness of the court. And there is murder.

The infamous church-smasher Dick Culmer is killed among the tottering, ramshackle buildings of London Bridge and Chaloner’s investigations into the death link Culmer to a group of puritan conspirators. Further west, in the opulence of Somerset House and in the Palace of White Hall, Chaloner gradually realises that the ring-leaders of a rebellion are planning an explosive climax to achieve their goals. Desperately racing against time, Chaloner is determined to thwart them – as determined as they are to prevent him revealing their true intentions …
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery / Historical Mysteries

On Sale: 20th January 2011

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9780751541823

Reviews

Exciting, intrigue-filled, fast-paced...reinforces this author's place in the front rank of those penning historicals in the genre
Publishers Weekly