The courtroom of Elizabeth I isn't any stranger to plotting and intrigue, however the royal retinue is thrown into chaos while the Queen’s youngest and sweetest lady-in-waiting is murdered, her physique left at the excessive altar of the Chapel Royal in Whitehall Palace. fixing the homicide would require the crafty and savvy possessed through just one guy. input Nicholas Holt, more youthful brother of the Earl of Blackwell—spy, rake, and proprietor of the notorious Black Sheep tavern within the seedy district of Bankside. Nick quick learns that operating for the Queen is a combined blessing. Elizabeth—salty-tongued, useless, and fiercely intelligent—can, with a look, both gift Nick with a handbag of gold or have his head forcibly removed.
When a moment lady-in-waiting is slain at Whitehall, the court docket once more reels with surprise and dismay. at the path of a diabolical killer, Nick and his trustworthy sidekick—an huge, immense Irish Wolfhound named Hector—are treading on treacherous flooring, and basically the killer’s head on a platter can retain them within the Queen’s stable graces.
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