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A SPY FOR THE REDEEMER - The Seventh Owen Archer Mystery

Robb, Candace

ISBN 10: 0434005134 / ISBN 13: 9780434005130
Editorial: William Heinemann, 1999
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London 1999, Wm Heineman, First UK edition, hard bound in dust jacket, 6x9, Fine/ Fine condition, 318 pages. The new novel in the highly acclaimed series of medieval mysteries, featuring the one-eyed spy Oven Archer.ate spring 1370. Owen Archer, ex-soldier and spy, prepares to depart Wales after completing political duties for John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster. But his attempts to arrange safe passage home to York are thwarted when a stonemason in his employ is found hanged.In York Lucie Wilton waits, disheartened by her husband's long absence and troubled by accusations against her apothecary. When Owen's erstwhile travelling companion Brother Michaelo arrives with bad news, she must journey without delay to her father's manor outside York. A concerned neighbour insists that his new steward, Harold Galfrey, escort her, an act which proves invaluable when they face danger.Angered by Owen's prolonged absence, aware of rumours that the spy has abandoned his family, John Thoresby, Archbishop of York, dispatches a messenger to order Owen's return. But Owen is caught up in a country at war. His return to the land of his birth has engendered divided loyalties, and he feels a powerful tug from the rebel cause. Those who serve rebel leader Owain Lawgoch would have Owen sign up to fight and never return home. N° de ref. de la librería 30261

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Título: A SPY FOR THE REDEEMER - The Seventh Owen ...

Editorial: William Heinemann

Año de publicación: 1999

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included

Edición: 1st Edition

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St. David's, Wales, late spring, 1370. After a pilgrimage to the land of his birth, Owen Archer is anxious to go back to York and his herbalist wife, Lucie, and children. Then death changes his plans: He is called to investigate the strange hanging of a young stone carver, driven to suicide by a broken heart...or deviously murdered. Unknown to Owen, Lucie is in dire trouble, charged with poisoning a client. Alone and distressed, she turns to Harold Galfrey, a mysterious steward who has appointed himself her protector. Now Lucie faces an earthly temptation -- and a chilling betrayal. But Owen is caught up in a country at war where a cunning rebel leader plots to have Owen Archer sign up for the ferocious fight...and never return home. Book jacket.

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Candace Robb lives in Seattle, Washington.

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