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Thursday, October 12, 1592. Eighteen days after the action closes in An Air of Treason, courtier Sir Robert Carey and Carey's surly, larcenous, and loyal henchman, Henry Dodd, land sergeant of Gilsland, are back in Carlisle and the Debateable Lands - the Border country, the wild North, the land of the hot trod, where the thieving, feuding reiver clans are "English when it suited and Scots at their pleasure".
A Chorus of Innocents ushers forward Lady Elizabeth Widdrington, a married woman whom Carey adores but respects. It opens when a very pregnant young woman rides to Lady Widdrington's tower, crying that her minister husband has been murdered and she herself has been raped.
Listeners will meet canny King James VI; his amoral favorite Lord, Spynie; the fey Lady Hume; Mr. Anricks, a surprisingly skilled tooth drawer; Young Henry Widdrington, with his unfortunate spots; and all the boys in murdered Minister Burn's choir. The action proceeds full tilt and finishes with a bang.
©2015 P. F. Chisholm (P)2015 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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By ciorstan on 11-13-15

Great book, great series

Are more of the Sir Robert Carey books coming to Audible?

It is a great series set in Elizabethan times with great atmosphere and characters.

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By Nicholas Archer on 10-21-15

Fabulous book

This mystery is the kind you cannot put down . It is totally absorbing, and it is also funny; full of wonderful historical details and interesting characters. The reader is perfect.

Why aren't there more Sir Robert Carey mysteries on Audible? There are only two!

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By Michael on 02-15-17


Derek Perkins has the perfect voice for narrating a story containing a diverse range of characters from both north and south or the border!

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