Hollow Crown by David Roberts
(Lord Edward Corinth & Verity Brown Murder Mysteries)

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It is October 1936. Lord Edward Corinth is invited by his friend Joe Weaver, the press lord and close friend of the British royal family, to recover certain letters stolen from the king’s intimate friend Wallis Simpson. There is no mystery about who has taken these letters – a woman called Mrs Raymond Harkness, a former mistress of the king and a close friend of Edward’s.

When Edward goes down to Haling, the country house of conservative MP Leo Scannon where Mrs Harkness is also a house guest, he is far from easy in his mind at the task before him, but he cannot guess that retrieving stolen goods is to be complicated by murder…
 

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David Roberts is an avid climber and the author of more David Roberts is an avid climber and the author of more David Roberts is an avid climber and the author of more than twenty books, including "The Mountain of My Fear", whicthan twenty books, including "The Mountain of My Fear", whicthan twenty books, including "The Mountain of My Fear", which was named on "National Geographic Adventure"'s list of theh was named on "National Geographic Adventure"'s list of theh was named on "National Geographic Adventure"'s list of the 100 Greatest Adventure Books of All Time. His articles have 100 Greatest Adventure Books of All Time. His articles have 100 Greatest Adventure Books of All Time. His articles have appeared in "National Geographic Adventure", "Men's Journal appeared in "National Geographic Adventure", "Men's Journal appeared in "National Geographic Adventure", "Men's Journal", and "Smithsonian", among other publications. He lives in ", and "Smithsonian", among other publications. He lives in ", and "Smithsonian", among other publications. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Cambridge, Massachusetts. Cambridge, Massachusetts.
 
Published July 22, 2011 by Robinson. 324 pages
Genres: History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Crime, Literature & Fiction, Horror. Fiction

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