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The First Horseman

by D. K. Wilson

Part of the Thomas Treviot Series

Crime / Mystery eBooks of the Month Historical Fiction

The First Horseman Synopsis

1536. In the corrupt heart of Tudor London a killer waits in the shadows...The Real Crime Before dawn on a misty November morning in 1536, prominent mercer Robert Packington was gunned down as he crossed Cheapside on his way to early morning mass. It was the first assassination by handgun in the history of the capital and subsequently shook the city to its core. The identity of his assassin has remained a mystery. Our Story Thomas Treviot is a young London goldsmith and a close family friend of Robert Packington. Through his own upstanding social connections - and some less upstanding acquaintances he has made along the way - Thomas launches a dramatic investigation into Packington's death. As Thomas searches for revenge, he must travel from the golden heart of merchant London, to the straw-covered backstreets of London's poorest districts before reaching the country's seat of power: the court of King Henry VIII. Before long he is drawn into a dark conspiracy beyond his wildest imaginings and claiming justice for his friend starts to look impossible. Especially when Thomas realises that Robert wasn't the man he thought he knew...

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ISBN: 9780751550368
Publication date: 28/08/2014
Publisher: Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780751550368
Publication date: 28th August 2014
Author: D. K. Wilson
Publisher: Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 512 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction,
Categories: Historical mysteries,

About D. K. Wilson

D.K. Wilson is an historian and expert on the Tudor period, having already published acclaimed non-fiction books on Tudor England and Henry VIII.

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