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Veil of Lies

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"A disgraced knight earns a meager living as a private inquiry agent in 1383 London" in a series debut that "will appeal to mystery and history fans alike" (Kirkus Reviews).
Accused of treason and stripped of his knighthood, Crispin Guest has survived on gritty streets of London by reinventing himself as The Tracker, an investigator for hire who can locate lost objects and uncover secrets. When the merchant Nicholas Walcote hires Guest to investigate his young wife Philippa for adultery, he discovers an underground world of danger and dirty dealings. Philippa is indeed hiding something—but she's not the only one. Walcote himself is rumored to possess a holy relic so powerful that some would even kill for it.
To get to the truth about the mysterious Walcotes, Guest must contend with his nemesis, Sheriff Simon Wynchcombe, as be becomes entangled in a strange world of superstition, seduction, and murder. With vivid period detail and a complex, thrilling story, Veil of Lies was a finalist for the Macavity and Shamus awards.


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Publisher: Jabberwocky Literary Agency, Inc.

Kindle Book

  • Release date: September 23, 2015

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781625671431
  • File size: 777 KB
  • Release date: September 23, 2015

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781625671431
  • File size: 990 KB
  • Release date: September 23, 2015

Open EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781625671431
  • File size: 988 KB
  • Release date: September 23, 2015

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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook
Open EPUB ebook

Languages

English

"A disgraced knight earns a meager living as a private inquiry agent in 1383 London" in a series debut that "will appeal to mystery and history fans alike" (Kirkus Reviews).
Accused of treason and stripped of his knighthood, Crispin Guest has survived on gritty streets of London by reinventing himself as The Tracker, an investigator for hire who can locate lost objects and uncover secrets. When the merchant Nicholas Walcote hires Guest to investigate his young wife Philippa for adultery, he discovers an underground world of danger and dirty dealings. Philippa is indeed hiding something—but she's not the only one. Walcote himself is rumored to possess a holy relic so powerful that some would even kill for it.
To get to the truth about the mysterious Walcotes, Guest must contend with his nemesis, Sheriff Simon Wynchcombe, as be becomes entangled in a strange world of superstition, seduction, and murder. With vivid period detail and a complex, thrilling story, Veil of Lies was a finalist for the Macavity and Shamus awards.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Jabberwocky Literary Agency, Inc.

    Kindle Book
    Release date: September 23, 2015

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781625671431
    File size: 777 KB
    Release date: September 23, 2015

    EPUB ebook
    ISBN: 9781625671431
    File size: 990 KB
    Release date: September 23, 2015

    Open EPUB ebook
    ISBN: 9781625671431
    File size: 988 KB
    Release date: September 23, 2015

  • Creators
  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB ebook
    Open EPUB ebook
  • Languages
    English