By Margaret Frazer
From the pages of the Edgar-nominated Dame Frevisse series...
A ROYAL INTRIGUE...
In the past due autumn of 1435, Joliffe and his fellow gamers are in London to accomplish for the Bishop Beaufort. yet his Eminence has different tasks in brain for the corporate. With the Duke of Bedford's passing, formidable lords and monks are plotting to imagine his position as consultant to the younger King Henry VI - and the Bishop must understand what his opponents are planning.
Dispatched to entertain - and secret agent on - England's royals, Joliffe and corporate come across intrigue from numerous factions either inside and with out the dominion. And whilst males who be aware of an excessive amount of start to die in violent methods, the avid gamers begin to worry for his or her personal lives...
PRAISE FOR JOLIFFE
"[In A Play of Knaves] the writer seamlessly weaves in interval info that supply the reader a real experience of the perils, good looks, and truth of existence at the moment. The secret, as continuously, is expertly performed, and revolves round real matters of the time. Any reader drawn to mysteries and historical past will locate this one definitely worth the time." - CA Reviews
"If you're an old secret fan...you'll are looking to rush out and get this glorious sequence ... Entertains and confounds with its intricately plotted secret and richly particular writing..." - The Romance Readers Connection
"Brings the interval to lush life... Such richly imagined mysteries come round too rarely." - Roundtable Reviews
compliment FOR MARGARET FRAZER
"Prepare to be enchanted as Margaret Frazer transports you again to the fifteenth century." - Romantic Times
"More than simply an exceptional learn. The reader comes away sadder and wiser, realizing that what tehy've learn is that stuff of genuine existence. Brava!" - Historical Novels Review
"A tender and soaking up saga of conspiracy and treachery in 15th-century England... A tantalizing mystery seems to have wonderful political implications." - Publishers Weekly
"Finely plotted and subtly shaded. Frazer has the particular substance that brings an period to existence, whereas her characters' mental make-up is as cunningly wrought because the ancient background." - Publishers Weekly
"Margaret Frazer has quietly claimed her position as one of many preeminent writers of old crime fiction, providing the total package deal - an exceptional secret, superb characters, and a desirable interval of heritage. Her novels are a dream to read." - Aunt Agatha's Newsletter
Herodotus Award Winner.
Twice nominated for the Edgar Award
Twice nominated for the Minnesota e-book Award
A Romantic occasions best Pick.