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An authoritative yet easy to read, absolute romp of a novel set during the turbulence of the French Revolution. This is the first adventure in ‘The Chronicles of Thomas Pryce’, a vicar who studied at Oxford and is trained in the use of the sword and pistol. On hearing that the safety of his wife’s family is compromised, Thomas makes his way to Paris to rescue them. Seamlessly weaving fact and fiction Mark Stibbe and G. P. Taylor have created a world of political intrigue, cunning spies, and perilous endeavours. Historical figures such as William Pitt and Lady Hester Stanhope populate the pages ensuring the period wrapped itself around me, and set me firmly in place. The more I read, the more I wanted to read and I found myself fully immersed in the story. The Fate of Kings is an excellent start to what promises to be a thoroughly entertaining series, long may it reign! ~ Liz Robinson
1793. As the Terror begins to cast a great shadow over France, Thomas Pryce, the new Vicar of Deal, crosses the Channel to find the parents of his beautiful French wife. Facing grave dangers, he makes his way to Brittany where he not only discovers the fate of his in-laws but also uncovers a plot which threatens to topple the British monarchy. Fighting against a sinister secret society in a race against time, Pryce battles to thwart the plans of a Parisian spymaster and his agents in London.
Find out more about the series at www.thomaspryce.co.uk
Closing date: 06/07/2019
Publication date: 03/11/2017
Publisher: Malcolm Down Publishing Ltd
|Publication date:||3rd November 2017|
|Author:||Mark Stibbe, G. P. Taylor|
|Publisher:||Malcolm Down Publishing Ltd|
|Genres:||Action Adventure / Spy, Books of the Month, Historical Fiction, Thriller / Suspense,|
Mark Stibbe is an award-winning, best-selling author with over 40 popular books in print. His work is required reading in universities and seminaries all over the world. Mark leads writer's workshops in the UK and abroad and lives with his wife Cherith and Black Labrador Bella. G.P. Taylor is the New York Times no 1 best-selling author of Shadowmancer and the Mariah Mundi series and is published in 51 languages around the world. His books have been adapted into major motion pictures. Graham lives alone with his pet jackdaw.More About Mark Stibbe, G. P. Taylor