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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 captivating new suspense novel headquartered round Queen Victoria's stricken court...and a mystery so risky, it will probably topple thrones.

Windsor fortress, 1861. For the second one time in over two decades, Irish barrister Patrick Fitzgerald has been summoned by means of the Queen. the 1st time, he'd been a zealous younger criminal clerk, investigating what looked to be a murderous conspiracy opposed to her. Now he's a exotic gentleman on the best of his career. And the Queen is a lady within the grip of worry. For in this cold evening, her liked husband, Prince Albert, lies dying.

With her destiny clouded through grief, Fitzgerald can't aid yet observe the Queen is interestingly preoccupied with the earlier. but why, and the way he may also help, is uncertain. His bewilderment deepens while the royal trainer is violently overturned, approximately killing him and his marvelous younger ward, Dr. Georgiana Armistead, niece of the past due Dr. Snow, a famed doctor 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 used to be it simply because he rode in it? Fitzgerald won't chance loss of life to be able to discover. He'll depart London and take Georgiana with him--if they could get out alive. For quickly the pair locate themselves hunted. Little do they be aware of they each one hold inside of their earlier hidden clues to a devastating royal secret...one they need to untangle in the event that they are to survive.

From the streets of London to the luxurious hills of Cannes, from the slums of St. Giles to the gilded halls of Windsor fortress, A Flaw within the Blood grants a desirable story of pursuit, and the crafty combination of interval element and electrifying intrigue that basically the impressive Stephanie Barron can devise.

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Shit. I realized, in all my excitement or lack of it, I’d forgotten to call Alice. And it was too late to call her now. I called the front desk to pick up the message. It wasn’t from Alice. It was the final kick in the teeth, and somehow a fitting end to that draggy day. The message was to call Rosenberg & Stone the next morning at nine o’clock sharp. 29 Parnell Hall—Favor [e-reads] 8 I got up early the next morning, drove out to Traymore Avenue and staked out the house. I felt like a damn fool.

There was no way I was parting with that kind of money. I wanted to do something, though, so I bought a roll of quarters and started playing the slots. It wasn’t that easy to do. The old ladies had ‘em pretty well locked up. Oh, to be fair, there were some young ladies and some men, too, both old and young. But they were the exception. But the older ladies, middle-aged and up, were the rule. About four aisles down I spotted a free machine about halfway down the row. I slid in next to it. The woman at the machine next to me, who had just pulled the lever and set her wheels spinning, turned on me savagely.

I pushed on the inner door. It was unlocked. I went in and up the stairs. The door to the front apartment was number 2A. I didn’t knock on it. I went back to the foyer and looked at the mailboxes. 2A was listed as “M. ” I went back and sat in my car. About two o’clock Harold came out, got in his car and drove off. I followed him home. 52 Parnell Hall—Favor [e-reads] The house was dark. Harold put the car in the garage, locked it and went in the front door. He did not turn on the light. I sat in my car.

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