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Description - Knives in the South by P.F. Chisholm

Elizabethan intrigue unfettered in a new omnibus: roguish courtiers, rival gangs, border raiders, treason, realpolitik and unbridled ambition.



Carlisle, 1592. Robert Carey abandoned the lace-collared finery of Queen Elizabeth I's court for the lawless badlands between the kingdoms of England and Scotland. He's found life among the border's cattle-rustlers, horse-thieves, arsonists, kidnappers and murderers curiously engaging. But now, alas, he's been summoned back to London. Before he can return to his new home in the North, Carey must find his missing brother, clear the family name, navigate a feud between playwrights, identify a badly decomposed body washed up on the Queen's privy steps, and investigate a murder some thirty years past... Plunging readers straight into the racous world of late sixteenth-century border reivers and unfettered Elizabethan intrigue, Knives in the South is the second chronicle of Sir Robert Carey's adventures, collecting the novels A Plague of Angels , A Murder of Crows and An Air of Treason under one volume. A Plague of Angels 1998. A Murder of Crows 2010. An Air of Treason 2014.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781786696137
ISBN-10: 1786696134
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x mm)
Pages: 816
Imprint: Head of Zeus
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - P.F. Chisholm

P.F. Chisholm started writing at the age of 7, studied under her Hungarian novelist grandmother at 12, and was first published at 18. Her first novel, A Shadow of Gulls, won the David Higham Award for Best First Novel.

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