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Queen of Hearts

(2012)
(The eighth book in the Royal Spyness series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Agatha Award Best Historical Novel
Lady Georgiana Rannoch, 35th in line for the British throne, knows how to play the part of an almost royal - but now she's off to Hollywood, where she must reprise her role as sleuth or risk starring in an all-too-convincing death scene...

My mother, the glamorous and much-married actress, is hearing wedding bells once again - which is why she must hop across the pond for a quickie divorce in Reno. To offer my moral support, and since all expenses are paid by her new hubby-to-be, Max, I agree to make the voyage with her.

Crossing the Atlantic, with adventure in the air and wealthy men aboard, Mother all but forgets about Max and matrimony - especially when movie mogul Cy Goldman insists on casting her in his next picture.

Meanwhile, I find myself caught up in the secret investigation of a suspected jewel thief. Lucky for me, the lead investigator happens to be my dashing beau, Darcy!

Mother's movie and Darcy's larceny lead everyone to Cy's Hollywood home, where the likes of Charlie Chaplin are hanging about and there's enough romantic intrigue to fill a double feature. But we hardly get a chance to work out the sleeping arrangements before Cy turns up dead - as if there wasn't enough drama already.

Genre: Historical Mystery
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Hardback Editions

November 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Queen Of Hearts (A Royal Spyness Mystery)
Author(s): Rhys Bowen
ISBN: 1-4104-6765-1 / 978-1-4104-6765-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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August 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Queen of Hearts (A Royal Spyness Mystery)
Author(s): Rhys Bowen
ISBN: 0-425-26036-4 / 978-0-425-26036-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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Paperback Editions

2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: Queen of Hearts (Her Royal Spyness)
Author(s): Rhys Bowen
ISBN: 1-4721-2082-5 / 978-1-4721-2082-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Constable
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August 2015 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Queen of Hearts (A Royal Spyness Mystery)
Author(s): Rhys Bowen
ISBN: 0-425-26064-X / 978-0-425-26064-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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Audio Editions

January 2016 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Queen of Hearts: 8 (Her Royal Spyness)
Author(s): Rhys Bowen
ISBN: 1-4890-9475-X / 978-1-4890-9475-9 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
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January 2016 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Queen of Hearts: 8 (Her Royal Spyness)
Author(s): Rhys Bowen
ISBN: 1-4890-9476-8 / 978-1-4890-9476-6 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
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April 2015 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Queen of Hearts (Royal Spyness)
Author(s): Rhys Bowen
ISBN: 1-5012-2764-5 / 978-1-5012-2764-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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August 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Queen of Hearts
Author(s): Rhys Bowen
Publisher: Audible Studios
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August 2014 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Queen of Hearts
Author(s): Rhys Bowen
Publisher: Audible Studios
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August 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Queen of Hearts
Author(s): Rhys Bowen
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


August 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Queen of Hearts
Author(s): Rhys Bowen
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

December 2015 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Queen of Hearts (Her Royal Spyness Book 8)
Author(s): Rhys Bowen
Publisher: Constable
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August 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Queen of Hearts (The Royal Spyness Series Book 8)
Author(s): Rhys Bowen
Publisher: Berkley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA