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Author: L C Tyler
Publisher: London : Constable, an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group, 2017. ©2017
Series: John Grey historical mystery, 4
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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1666. London has been destroyed by fire and its citizens are looking for somebody, preferable foreign, to blame. Only the royal Court, with its strong Catholic sympathies, is trying to dampen down the post-conflaguration hysteria. Then, inconveniently, a Frenchman admits to having started it together with an accomplice, whom he says he has subsequently killed. John Grey is tasked by Secretary of State, Lord  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L C Tyler
ISBN: 9781472122889 1472122887
OCLC Number: 1009364015
Notes: "A John Grey historical mystery"--Cover.
Awards: Long-listed for CWA Historical Dagger 2018 (UK)
Description: 295 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Title: John Grey historical mystery, 4
Responsibility: L.C. Tyler.

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This is fine writing and the tension and danger of the mystery is complemented by the humour of the narrative and dialogue. The mystery is such a good one and the setting in London's smouldering Read more...

 
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