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By Stephanie Barron

ISBN-10: 055390468X

ISBN-13: 9780553904680

The acclaimed writer of the bestselling Jane Austen mysteries brings wealthy ancient immediacy to a charming new suspense novel based round Queen Victoria's afflicted court...and a mystery so harmful, it will possibly topple thrones.

Windsor fort, 1861. For the second one time in over 20 years, Irish barrister Patrick Fitzgerald has been summoned via the Queen. the 1st time, he'd been a zealous younger felony clerk, investigating what a murderous conspiracy opposed to her. Now he's a extraordinary gentleman on the most sensible of his occupation. And the Queen is a girl within the grip of worry. For in this cold evening, her liked husband, Prince Albert, lies dying.

With her destiny clouded by way of grief, Fitzgerald can't aid yet discover the Queen is apparently preoccupied with the prior. but why, and the way he will help, is uncertain. His bewilderment deepens while the royal trainer is violently overturned, approximately killing him and his impressive younger ward, Dr. Georgiana Armistead, niece of the overdue Dr. Snow, a famed health practitioner who'd attended none except Her Majesty.

Fitzgerald is certain of 1 factor: the Queen's carriage used to be now not attacked at random--it used to be a delicately selected objective. yet was once it simply because he rode in it? Fitzgerald won't threat loss of life that allows you to discover. He'll go away London and take Georgiana with him--if they could get out alive. For quickly the pair locate themselves hunted. Little do they recognize they each one hold inside of their previous hidden clues to a devastating royal secret...one they have to untangle in the event that they are to survive.

From the streets of London to the plush hills of Cannes, from the slums of St. Giles to the gilded halls of Windsor citadel, A Flaw within the Blood can provide a desirable story of pursuit, and the crafty combination of interval element and electrifying intrigue that in simple terms the impressive Stephanie Barron can devise.

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Fitzgerald was too little accustomed to the ways of gentlemen himself to mind the footman’s outbursts, his unbridled curiosity, his inadequate respect for station. He had taken an immediate liking to Gibbon. The footman’s despair at the ruin of his prospects had been little allayed by the discovery of the true culprit, the noble household’s fifteen-year-old son. Exposed as a thief, the young gentleman hanged himself in the gardener’s shed. When Fitzgerald told him the news, Gibbon had wept. He’d proved a loyal man: coping with Fitzgerald’s temper, his sudden plunges into despair, his bouts of stunned drunkenness.

He was mortified, I suppose, at his father giving him a trimming before his schoolfellows, and suggested a walk through country lanes in an attempt to snatch at privacy. It is a scene so entirely typical of Bertie: a November storm coming on, his utter confusion in the landscape, Albert steadily more morose, the silence and misery growing between them. Bertie never learned his way around Cambridge, it would seem, never having spent much time at his studies—and the betrayal of his ignorance could only sink him further in Albert’s estimation.

The sight of her shamed Fitzgerald. As he bent to lift her in his arms, to carry her to that scrubbed old table where Georgie would slice into her flesh, he thought of all the other men, breaking the twig of her body in half. How many? For how many years? qxp 48 10/23/07 8:36 AM Page 48 Stephanie Barron it in the Thames—and finally, against Fitzgerald for causing her daughter to cry out in pain as he lifted her. Nancy drank deep from a pitcher of gin, and though it was only noon by the time they laid Lizzie before the fire, her mother was dead drunk.

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