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Why kings confess, C.S. Harris

Label
Why kings confess
Title
Why kings confess
Statement of responsibility
C.S. Harris
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The gruesome murder of a young French physician draws aristocratic investigator Sebastian St. Cyr and his pregnant wife, Hero, into a dangerous, decades-old mystery as a wrenching piece of Sebastian's past puts him to the ultimate test. Regency England, January 1813: When a badly injured Frenchwoman is found beside the mutilated body of Dr. Damion Pelletan in one of London's worst slums, Sebastian finds himself caught in a high-stakes tangle of murder and revenge. Although the woman, Alexi Sauvage, has no memory of the attack, Sebastian knows her all too well from an incident in his past-an act of wartime brutality and betrayal that nearly destroyed him. As the search for the killer leads Sebastian into a treacherous web of duplicity, he discovers that Pelletan was part of a secret delegation sent by Napoleon to investigate the possibility of peace with Britain. Despite his powerful father-in-law's warnings, Sebastian plunges deep into the mystery of the "Lost Dauphin," the boy prince who disappeared in the darkest days of the French Revolution, and soon finds himself at lethal odds with the Dauphin's sister-the imperious, ruthless daughter of Marie Antoinette-who is determined to retake the French crown at any cost. With the murderer striking ever closer, Sebastian must battle new fears about Hero's health and that of their soon-to-be born child. When he realizes the key to their survival may lie in the hands of an old enemy, he must finally face the truth about his own guilt in a past he has found too terrible to consider.... "-- Provided by publisher
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DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.R5877
LC item number
W4787 2014
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Sebastian St. Cyr mystery
Why kings confess, C.S. Harris
Label
Why kings confess, C.S. Harris
Publication
Note
"An Obsidian mystery."
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rdacarrier
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text
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9780451417558
Lccn
2013033807
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
ocn857897942

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