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A Murder By Any Name

(2018)
(The first book in the Elizabethan Spy Mystery series)
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When a brutal murder threatens the sanctity of the Elizabethan court, it's up to a hot-tempered spy to save the day.

The court of Elizabeth I is no stranger to plotting and intrigue, but the royal retinue is thrown into chaos when the Queen's youngest and sweetest lady-in-waiting is murdered, her body left on the high altar of the Chapel Royal in Whitehall Palace. Solving the murder will require the cunning and savvy possessed by only one man. Enter Nicholas Holt, younger brother of the Earl of Blackwell - spy, rake, and owner of the infamous Black Sheep tavern in the seedy district of Bankside. Nick quickly learns that working for the Queen is a mixed blessing. Elizabeth - salty-tongued, vain, and fiercely intelligent - can, with a glance, either reward Nick with a purse of gold or have his head forcibly removed.

When a second lady-in-waiting is slain at Whitehall, the court once again reels with shock and dismay. On the trail of a diabolical killer, Nick and his faithful sidekick - an enormous Irish Wolfhound named Hector - are treading on treacherous ground, and only the killer's head on a platter can keep them in the Queen's good graces.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Used availability for Suzanne M Wolfe's A Murder By Any Name

Hardback Editions

October 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Murder By Any Name: An Elizabethan Spy Mystery
Author(s): Suzanne Wolfe
ISBN: 1-68331-714-9 / 978-1-68331-714-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Crooked Lane Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

October 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Murder By Any Name: An Elizabethan Spy Mystery
Author(s): Suzanne Wolfe
Publisher: Crooked Lane Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU