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Knives in the South

by P. F. Chisholm

Part of the Sir Robert Carey Mysteries Omnibus Series

Knives in the South Synopsis

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 (c) 1998. A Murder of Crows (c) 2010. An Air of Treason (c) 2014.

Knives in the South Press Reviews

'A lively, lifelike adventure that just happens to feature some of the most famous people in the history of drama' Booklist. 'A Chisholm novel will offer an unforgettable Elizabethan pilgrimage' Kirkus.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781786694720
Publication date: 14th December 2017
Author: P. F. Chisholm
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 816 pages
Categories: Historical adventure, Historical mysteries,

About 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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