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The Body in the Thames: Chaloner's Sixth Exploit in Restoration London

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The Body in the Thames: Chaloner's Sixth Exploit in Restoration London

Author: Susanna Gregory

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Published by: Sphere

Date Available: 20 January 2011

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In the dilapidated surroundings of the Savoy, a delegation from the government in the Netherlands is gathered in a last ditch attempt to secure peace between the two countries. Thomas Chaloner, active in Holland during Cromwell's time, is horrified at the violent aggression and hatred shown to the Dutch by ordinary Londoners, but is more worried by the dismissive attitude with which they are greeted by the King's ministers and officials. He has experienced the futilities of war at first hand and has no wish to witness another. Then the body of his former brother-in-law is found in the Thames, and Chaloner discovers the dead man has left enigmatic clues to a motivation for his murder. These may be linked to a plot to steal the crown jewels, or perhaps to a conspiracy to ensure that no peace is secured between the two nations. Whichever it proves to be, Chaloner knows he has very little time to decipher the pointers left to him...
 

About the Author

Susanna Gregory is a Cambridge academic living in Wales with her husband, also a writer. She is the creator of the popular Matthew Bartholomew series.

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Cover Type: Hardback

ISBN: 978-1847442536

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