Ten Lords A-Leaping: A Robert Amiss/Baroness Jack Troutbeck Mystery #6

Ten Lords A-Leaping: A Robert Amiss/Baroness Jack Troutbeck Mystery #6

by Ruth Dudley Edwards

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Ten Lords A-Leaping: A Robert Amiss/Baroness Jack Troutbeck Mystery #6 by Ruth Dudley Edwards

The House of Lords will never be the same.... Disinclined to watch her language or moderate her manners, “Jack” Troutbeck—assisted by her old friend Robert Amiss—plots vigorously with others to scupper an anti-hunting bill of which she violently disapproves. But she hadn’t expected the cam-paign of intimidation mounted by the animal activists and the attempt on the life of one of her allies. And now there are scenes of horrifying carnage amongst the peers....

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781615950669
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Publication date: 05/27/2011
Series: Robert Amiss Series , #6
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 251
File size: 339 KB

About the Author

Dr Ruth Dudley Edwards was born and brought up in Dublin, Ireland. Since she graduated she has lived in England, where she has been a teacher, a Cambridge postgraduate student, a marketing executive, a civil servant and, finally, a freelance writer, journalist and broadcaster.An historian and prize-winning biographer, her recent non-fiction includes the authorized history of The Economist, a portrait of the British Foreign Office and a book about the newspaper world of the mid-twentieth century. She uses her knowledge of the British establishment in her satirical crime novels: targets so far include the civil service, gentlemen’s clubs, Cambridge colleges, the House of Lords, the Church of England, publishing, literary prizes and - always - political correctness. She has three times been short-listed for awards from the Crime Writers’ Association. www.ruthdudleyedwards.com

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