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P.F. Chisholm

Guns in the North

the Sir Robert Carey Mysteries Omnibus

€ 12.95


1592.

Robert Carey, eighth son of Lord Hunsdon, has - to his servants` dismay - abandoned Queen Elizabeth I`s court and is heading north to take up the post of Deputy Warden of the English West March.

The Border Marches are lawless badlands, peopled by cattle-rustlers, horse-thieves, arsonists, kidnappers and murderers. Spawned of centuries of Anglo-Scottish conflict, they are a festering sore that breeds treason and rebellion, threatening the fragile stability of Elizabeth I`s realm. With just a handful of horseman and a taciturn sergeant with a dark past, Carey, in his lace-collared, pearl-sashed courtly finery, will be expected to bring order to this bloody flux.

Carey has his own reasons for taking the post (closer to his true love`s arms, farther from his creditors` gimlet eyes), but the courtier may find, in this land of duplicity and blood-feud, that he`s merely traded one set of troubles for another.

Plunging readers straight into the raucous world of late-sixteenth century border reivers and unfettered Elizabethan intrigue, Guns in the North is a historical fiction high-water mark and the first chronicle of Sir Robert Carey`s adventures, collecting the novels A Famine of Horses, A Season of Knives and A Surfeit of Guns under one volume.



Taal / Language : English

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Paperback / softback
912 pagina's
December 2017
588 gram
199 x 130 x 46 mm
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