Death and the Jubilee (The Lord Francis Powerscourt) by David Dickinson

By David Dickinson

Lord Francis Powerscourt needs to keep the lifetime of Queen-Empress Victoria.

England, 1897. London is getting ready for Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, the social gathering to mark her 60th yr as Queen and Empress of 1 / 4 of the skin of the globe. The massive value of the get together necessarily brings probability in its wake. the concerns commence whilst a physique is located floating within the Thames. Lord Francis Powerscourt, a personal investigator relied on through the court docket, is named in. His study leads him to a mysterious mansion in Oxfordshire, with old temples in its gardens and more moderen secrets and techniques in the home. There a moment corpse is located, burnt to loss of life, the door of the victim's room locked from the surface. Following the deaths by means of water and fireplace, Francis is led into the arcane international of bonds and futures within the urban of London, which in flip takes him again to his local eire and a terrifying evening stumble upon deep within the Wicklow Mountains. because the research proceeds, Powerscourt realizes that extra is at stake than homicide, and his undertaking is way more than just to discover a killer—upon his good fortune or failure lies the good fortune of the Imperial Jubilee.

Powerscourt's personal existence, and that of his kinfolk, also will stand in bad chance earlier than he can clear up this secret. Will Victoria's dependable topics be capable of salute their monarch in defense? provided that Powerscourt can crack the riddle of Death and the Jubilee.

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