UK First Edition, First Printing

Publication Date: 1990
ISBN: 9780709040781
Publisher: Hale


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Robert Hale, London, 1990 First U.K. Edition. Hardback. Dust Jacket., 1990. 8vo. pp 160. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered silver at the spine. In bright and clean dustwrapper which is not price-clipped.

Writing as P. C. Doherty

A physician in London during the Wars of the Roses, Dr Luke Chichele becomes well acquainted with royalty. Part of a plot instigated by the Pope, he is tasked with investigating the death of King Henry VI in the Tower of London. Was it suicide or murder? The Pope wants to prove Henry as worthy of beatification, while the new King, Edward IV, claims he died witless and incapable. The closer Luke comes to the truth, the more his life falls into danger…

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