The Westminster Poisoner - Susanna Gregory Reviews
Description:ISBN 0751539554 / Genre: Crime / Thriller / Author: Susanna Gregory / Paperback / 480 Pages / Book is published 2009-12-03 by Sphere
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by - written on 11/08/11 (Very useful, 5 readings)
This is the fourth book in Susanna Gregory's Thomas Chaloner Adventures series. It's set in restoration London, following the fall of Cromwell and during the reign of Charles II. Thomas Chaloner is a spy working for the Lord Chancellor, Earl of Clarendon, who is unpopular with most people in the King's court. This story runs over the twelve nights of Christmas, which are particularly full of excess and gluttony following the lifting on the Puritan ban on celebrations. However, two men are found in Westminster Hall dead, not from over-eating but they have been poisoned. What makes it even more sinister is that it looks as though someone who they knew offered ... Read the complete review
by - written on 17/01/11 (Very useful, 61 readings)
The Westminster Poisoner is the fourth novel in the Thomas Chaloner series of murder mysteries set in the reign of Charles II. Chaloner is a spy and man of adventure for the Lord Chancellor and when three of the government's clerks are all found murdered by application of poison over a short period of time Chaloner is sent out to investigate the crimes. All the crimes are just before the Christmas period and there is also the mysterious theft of a bust of the present king's father, this bust is very dear to the king and he wants the bust returned. Chaloner is asked by the Chancellor to look into this crime as well, he is issued with a threat of dismissal if ... Read the complete review
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