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A Murder At Rosamund's Gate

(2013)
(The first book in the Lucy Campion Mysteries series)
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In Susanna Calkins's atmospheric debut novel, a chambermaid must uncover a murderer in seventeenth-century plague-ridden London
For Lucy Campion, a seventeenth-century English chambermaid serving in the household of the local magistrate, life is an endless repetition of polishing pewter, emptying chamber pots, and dealing with other household chores until a fellow servant is ruthlessly killed, and someone she loves is wrongly arrested for the crime. In a time where the accused are presumed guilty until proven innocent, lawyers aren't permitted to defend their clients, and--if the plague doesn't kill them first--public executions draw a large crowd of spectators, Lucy knows she may never see this person alive again. Unless, that is, she can identify the true murderer.

Determined to do just that, Lucy finds herself venturing out of her expected station and into raucous printers' shops, secretive gypsy camps, the foul streets of London, and even the bowels of Newgate prison on a trail that might lead her straight into the arms of the killer.

In her debut novel, Susanna Calkins seamlessly blends historical detail, romance, and mystery into a moving and highly entertaining tale.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Used availability for Susanna Calkins's A Murder At Rosamund's Gate

Hardback Editions

April 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Murder at Rosamund's Gate (Lucy Campion Mysteries)
Author(s): Susanna Calkins
ISBN: 1-250-00790-9 / 978-1-250-00790-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

March 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Murder at Rosamund's Gate (Lucy Campion Mysteries)
Author(s): SUSANNA CALKINS
ISBN: 1-250-03699-2 / 978-1-250-03699-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

April 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Murder at Rosamund's Gate: A Mystery (Lucy Campion Mysteries Book 1)
Author(s): Susanna Calkins
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA