A ROYAL INTRIGUE...
the late autumn of 1435, Joliffe and his fellow players are in London
to perform for the Bishop Beaufort. But his Eminence has other duties in
mind for the company. With the Duke of Bedford's passing, ambitious
lords and clergymen are plotting to assume his role as advisor to the
young King Henry VI - and the Bishop needs to know what his rivals are
to entertain - and spy on - England's royals, Joliffe and company
encounter intrigue from various factions both within and without the
kingdom. And when men who know too much begin to die in violent ways,
the players start to fear for their own lives...
PRAISE FOR A PLAY OF LORDS
amazing wealth of historical detail. While the mystery is compelling,
and rooted in a fascinating historical period, it's the details of
everyday life that make the story and charactes leap off the page...
Will appeal to readers who enjoy historical mystery and historical
fiction." - CA Review
entertain and confound you with its intricately plotted mystery and
richly detailed writing... Ms. Frazer knows the fifteenth century and it
shows..." - Romance Readers Connection
PRAISE FOR MARGARET FRAZER
"Prepare to be enchanted as Margaret Frazer transports you back to the 15th century." - Romantic Times
than just a good read. The reader comes away sadder and wiser, knowing
that what tehy've read is that stuff of real life. Brava!" - Historical Novels Review
smooth and absorbing saga of conspiracy and treachery in 15th-century
England... A tantalizing secret turns out to have stunning political
implications." - Publishers Weekly
plotted and subtly shaded. Frazer has the detailed substance that
brings an era to life, while her characters' psychological makeup is as
cunningly wrought as the historical background." - Publishers Weekly
Frazer has quietly claimed her place as one of the preeminent writers
of historical crime fiction, delivering the whole package - a good
mystery, wonderful characters, and a fascinating period of history. Her
novels are a dream to read." - Aunt Agatha's Newsletter
Herodotus Award Winner.
Twice nominated for the Edgar Award
Twice nominated for the Minnesota Book Award
A Romantic Times Top Pick.
About Margaret Frazer
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Published August 7, 2007
History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Romance.