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The serpent's mark

Author: S W Perry
Publisher: London : Corvus, an imprint of Atlantic Books, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Treason sleeps for no man... London, 1591. Nicholas Shelby, physician and reluctant spy, returns to his old haunts on London's lawless Bankside. But, when the queen's spymaster Robert Cecil asks him to investigate the dubious practices of a mysterious doctor from Switzerland, Nicholas is soon embroiled in a conspiracy that threatens not just the life of an innocent young patient, but the overthrow of Queen  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Spy fiction
Named Person: Robert Cecil Salisbury, Earl of; Robert Cecil Salisbury, Earl of
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S W Perry
ISBN: 9781786494962 1786494965
OCLC Number: 1099233070
Description: 422 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: S. W. Perry.

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A smart and gripping tale of conspiracy, murder and espionage in Elizabethan London, ideal for fans of C. J. Sansom, Rory Clements and S. G. MacLean.  Read more...

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