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An air of treason, P. F. Chisholm

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An air of treason
Title
An air of treason
Statement of responsibility
P. F. Chisholm
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After his hair-raising adventures in London, Sir Robert Carey has finally tracked down Queen Elizabeth, who is about to make a state visit to Oxford. But instead of giving the Courtier his much-needed warrant and fee for being Deputy Warden of the West March with Scotland, Her Majesty orders him to investigate the most dangerous cold case of her reign--the mysterious 1560 death of Amy Dudley (née Robsart), unloved wife of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester. Some thirty years back, the late Dudley was Elizabeth's favorite suitor and potential husband. Amy died at Cumnor Place, close at hand. The Queen has since been one of the most obvious suspects in arranging Amy's murder. This makes Carey deeply uneasy with his sleuthing role. He's further uneasy that his father, Elizabeth's cousin from the wrong side of the blanket, is clearly involved. Then someone manages to poison Carey with belladonna, which temporarily blinds him. Worse still, Sergeant Dodd, the man most often guarding Carey's back, has disappeared on the road from London. As the Queen's scandalous past collides with her magnificent State entrance into Oxford, can Carey rally in time to find both Dodd and the true murderer of Amy Robsart?
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Summary
After his hair-raising adventures in London, Sir Robert Carey has finally tracked down Queen Elizabeth, who is about to make a state visit to Oxford. But instead of giving the Courtier his much-needed warrant and fee for being Deputy Warden of the West March with Scotland, Her Majesty orders him to investigate the most dangerous cold case of her reign--the mysterious 1560 death of Amy Dudley (nâee Robsart), unloved wife of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester. Some thirty years back, the late Dudley was Elizabeth's favorite suitor and potential husband. Amy died at Cumnor Place, close at hand. The Queen has since been one of the most obvious suspects in arranging Amy's murder. This makes Carey deeply uneasy with his sleuthing role. He's further uneasy that his father, Elizabeth's cousin from the wrong side of the blanket, is clearly involved. Then someone manages to poison Carey with belladonna, which temporarily blinds him. Worse still, Sergeant Dodd, the man most often guarding Carey's back, has disappeared on the road from London. As the Queen's scandalous past collides with her magnificent State entrance into Oxford, can Carey rally in time to find both Dodd and the true murderer of Amy Robsart?
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10273718
Cataloging source
BT
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1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chisholm, P. F.
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Sir Robert Carey mysteries
Series volume
0006
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  • Monmouth, Robert Carey
  • Dudley, Amy Robsart
  • Courts and courtiers
  • Nobility
  • Great Britain
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
An air of treason, P. F. Chisholm
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
313 p.
Isbn
9781464202209
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781464202209
Label
An air of treason, P. F. Chisholm
Publication
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
313 p.
Isbn
9781464202209
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781464202209

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