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Uneasy lies the crown, Tasha Alexander

Label
Uneasy lies the crown
Title
Uneasy lies the crown
Statement of responsibility
Tasha Alexander
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On her deathbed, Queen Victoria asks to speak privately with trusted agent of the Crown Colin Hargreaves, slipping him a letter with her last, parting command: Une sanz pluis. Sapere aude. "One and no more. Dare to know." The year is 1901 and the death of Britain's longest-reigning monarch has sent all of the Empire into mourning. But for Lady Emily and her dashing husband Colin, the grieving is cut short as another royal death takes center stage. A body has been found in the Tower of London, posed to look like the murdered medieval king Henry VI. Soon after a second dead man turns up in London's exclusive Berkeley Square, his mutilated remains staged to evoke the violent demise of Edward II, it becomes evident that the individual behind the crimes plans to kill again and again. The race to find him takes Emily deep into the capital's underbelly, with its secret gangs, street children, and sleazy brothels. But the clues aren't adding up, and even more puzzling are the anonymous letters Colin has been receiving since Victoria's death. Is someone threatening her successor, Edward VII?
Member of
Summary
While the British Empire of 1901 mourns the death of Queen Victoria, Lady Emily and her dashing husband, Colin, investigate a murder in the Tower of London that has been staged to resemble the death scene of Henry VI
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Tone
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Character
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10732595
Cataloging source
DLC
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1969-
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Alexander, Tasha
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Lady Emily Ashton mysteries
Series volume
0013
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  • Victoria
  • Upper class
  • Women detectives
  • Murder
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
Target audience
adult
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a Lady Emily mystery
Label
Uneasy lies the crown, Tasha Alexander
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9781472129574
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Uneasy lies the crown, Tasha Alexander
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9781472129574
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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