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Publisher's Summary

It’s September 1592, and the dark streets of London are full of people up to no good. The redoubtable Sergeant Dodd and that dashing Elizabethan gunslinger Sir Robert Carey are in London where Carey’s powerful father, Lord Henry Hunsdon, wants him to solve the mystery of a corpse that has washed up from the Thames River onto Her Majesty’s privy steps. Meanwhile, Sergeant Dodd is plotting how to take suitable revenge for his mistreatment by the Queen’s Vice Chamberlain, Thomas Heneage. But no lawyer will sue against such a dangerous courtier—until a mysterious stranger offers help with suspicious eagerness. Now, Sergeant Dodd has to help Carey find the identity of the corpse and its murderer, while bringing a little taste of the Borders to his dealings with Heneage.
©2010 P. F. Chisholm (P)2010 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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Critic Reviews

“This fast-moving tale becomes a winner….A fun read for fans of Elizabethan mysteries.” ( Library Journal)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Christine Ehren on 07-26-11

Seems like a series but where are the other books?

The story is fun, the characters are the best part, and their relationships, to each other, to their families. They've clearly got a history. But where are the rest of these books? I finished this one, relishing picking up the next in the series (the title clearly indicated a series) but there's no more in the Audible library. Ack! Don't do this to me! I want to know what happens to these people next!

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4 out of 5 stars
By G. Plude on 07-09-10

Quite enjoyable

It was at first a little difficult to pick up the plot but the more I listened the more I enjoyed the characters, the setting, and the narration. You learn very quickly to speak "Dodd". I liked all the references to personages of the time period. I thought the story worked quite well and hope to see more available through Audible in the future.

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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