In a remote English manor house, modern admirersof the much-maligned King Richard III—one of Shakespeare's most extraordinary villains—are gathered for a grand weekend of dress-up and make-believe murder. But the fun ends when the masquerade turns more sinister . . . and deadly. Jacqueline Kirby, an American librarian on hand for the festivities, suddenly finds herself in the center of strange, dark doings . . . and racing to untangle a murderous puzzle before history repeats itself in exceptionally macabre ways.
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When attractive American Jacqueline Kirby is invited to an English country mansion for a weekend costume affair, she expects only one mystery. Since the hosts and guests are all fanatic devotees of King Richard III, they hope to clear his name of the 500-year-old accusation that he killed the little princes in the Tower of London. Jacqueline puts all her observations together for a dazzling solution that will surprise even the most attentive listener.About the Author:
Elizabeth Peters earned her Ph.D. in Egyptology from the University of Chicago's famed Oriental Institute. She was named Grand Master at the inaugural Anthony Awards in 1986 and Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America in 1998. In 2003, she received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Malice Domestic Convention. She lives in a historic farmhouse in western Maryland.
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Book Description Avon, 2004. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110060597194
Book Description Avon. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0060597194 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0949826
Book Description Avon, 2004. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060597194