The Constant Lovers by Chris Nickson
(Richard Nottingham Mystery)

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A tale of greed, ambition and thwarted love in eighteenth-century Leeds -July, 1732. On a hot summer morning, Richard Nottingham, Constable of Leeds, is called out when a young woman is found stabbed to death among the ruins of Kirkstall Abbey. In her pocket is a love note: "Soon we'll be together and our hearts can sing loud, my love. W." What happened to the maid who accompanied her mistress on her final, fatal journey? Who is the mysteious 'W' who signed the note? Nottingham must delve into the dark secrets of the rich and influential to uncover the truth.

About Chris Nickson

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Chris Nickson is a music journalist and an acclaimed author of a number of books including the biographies of The Sound Garden and Outcast. He is British and lives in Seattle.
Published October 1, 2012 by Severn House Digital. 224 pages
Genres: History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Using all their connections, the pair discover that Sarah was forced into the marriage with Godlove by her parents, who had little money to support their title and the lifestyle they wanted.

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In Nickson’s excellent third 18th-century historical featuring Leeds constable Richard Nottingham (after 2011’s Cold Cruel Winter), Nottingham looks into the fatal stabbing of an unknown young woman found in a ruined abbey outside town.

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Historical Novel Society

When the story ended I was disappointed because I wanted to spend more time in Leeds with Nickson’s characters.

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