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A Traitor in Paris

(The second book in the John Lovat series)
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Book 2 of the John Lovat mystery series ...

Paris, 1589. The city is reeling after an insurrection. The king has been expelled from his capital, and the streets are febrile with religious paranoia and violence. Amongst this hotbed of insurgency, someone in the English embassy is selling secrets to the enemy, and John Lovat has been tasked with rooting him out.

Arriving in this war-ravaged country, Lovat makes his way to the ambassador's residence, where he will become the eyes and ears for Queen Elizabeth's ageing spymaster. But when a body is discovered in a ditch not far from the city walls, Lovat also finds himself with a murder to solve, all while trying to protect his companion Emmalina from the machinations of malign forces.

Soon Lovat is being used as a pawn in a deadly game, armed only with his wit and the assistance of a few improbable friends, as he navigates a path between warring factions to unmask
A Traitor in Paris.

You can find Book 1 of the John Lovat mysteries, A Murderous Affair, here:

Genre: Historical Mystery

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