Death and the Jubilee by David Dickinson
A Novel (Lord Francis Powerscourt Murder Mysteries)

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The discovery of a headless corpse jeopardises Queen Victoria’s glittering Diamond Jubilee!
In this second Lord Francis Powerscourt mystery, London is preparing for the 1897 Diamond Jubilee. But one morning a man’s corpse with no head or hands is dragged out of the Thames. He is old, but not destitute. With no clues to his identity, the police ask for Powerscourt’s assistance. His investigation leads to a mysterious mansion in Oxfordshire, with classical temples in the gardens and in the house a second corpse, killed in a fire. On the track of the murderer, Powerscourt soon realises that both he and his family are in great danger – and so is the Queen’s Jubilee...

About David Dickinson

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Dickinson has been an editor at the BBC on "Newsnight" and "Panorama" and was the series editor on "Monarchy," a three-part program on the British royal family. He lives in London.
Published July 22, 2011 by Robinson. 288 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, History, Horror. Fiction

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When the headless corpse of a wealthy old man is found floating in the Thames in 1897, the Met calls in private investigator Lord Francis Powerscourt (Goodnight, Sweet Prince, 2002) to identify the remains and stave off the bounty hunters.

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