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Descendants of evil

Author: David James
Publisher: Howrah, India : Roman Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Autumn, 1884. 10 Downing Street, London. Young Oxford graduate Roger Evesham is unexpectedly summoned by Prime Minister Gladstone to investigate a gunpowder-plot that could have shaken the very root of Queen Victoria's government. During that time Roger has been suffering from an incurable emotional pain as his fiancé has abandoned him his friend Charles. Roger accepts Gladstone's offer believing that it might help  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David James
ISBN: 9789380905167 9380905165
OCLC Number: 745981152
Description: 224 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: David James.

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Autumn, 1884. 10 Downing Street, London. Young Oxford graduate Roger Evesham is unexpectedly summoned by Prime Minister Gladstone to investigate a gunpowder-plot that could have shaken the very root of Queen Victoria's government. During that time Roger has been suffering from an incurable emotional pain as his fiancé has abandoned him his friend Charles. Roger accepts Gladstone's offer believing that it might help him to erase his emotional ache. As the investigation progresses Roger finds himself in the place of his late father who too, during his long service to government, was engaged in a similar case of gunpowder-smuggling that ended with the smuggler's suicidal death before he could be questioned by the police. But are these two affairs connected? As Roger continuously tries to save himself from the murderous attempts on him, he suddenly discovers that the clue to this mystery is connected to none other than a man whom he knows very well.

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