From The Acclaimed Author Of The Rossetti Letter Comes A Dazzling Novel Of Intrigue, Passion, And Royal Secrets That Shifts Tantalizingly Between Restoration Era London And Present Day CambridgeLondon, 1672 The Past Twelve Years Have Brought Momentous Changes The Restoration Of The Monarchy, A Devastating Plague And Fire Yet The City Remains A Teeming, Thriving Metropolis, Energized By The Lusty Decadence Of Charles II S Court And Burgeoning Scientific Inquiry Although Women Enjoy Greater Freedom, They Are Not Allowed To Practice Medicine, A Restriction That Physician Hannah Devlin Evades By Treating Patients That Most Other Doctors Shun The City S PoorBut Hannah Has A Special Knowledge That Secretary Of State Lord Arlington Desperately Needs At The King S Machiavellian Court, Hannah Attracts The Attention Of Two Men, Charming Courtier Ralph Montagu And Anatomist Dr Edward Strathern, As Well As The Attention Of The Powerful College Of Physicians, Which Views Her Work As Criminal When Two Influential Courtiers Are Found Brutally Murdered, Their Bodies Inscribed With Arcane Symbols, Hannah Is Drawn Into A Dangerous Investigation By Dr Strathern, Who Believes The Murders Conceal A Far Reaching Conspiracy That May Include Hannah S Late Father And The King HimselfCambridge, 2008 Teaching History At Trinity College Is Claire Donovan S Dream Come True Until One Of Her Colleagues Is Found Dead On The Banks Of The River Cam The Only Key To The Professor S Unsolved Murder Is A Seventeenthcentury Diary Kept By His Last Research Subject, Hannah Devlin, Physician To The King S Mistress With Help From The Eclectic Collections Of Cambridge S Renowned Libraries, Claire And Historian Andrew Kent Follow The Clues Devlin Left Behind, Uncovering Secrets Of London S Dark Past And Cambridge S Equally Murky Present, And Discovering That Events Of Three Hundred Years Ago May Still Have Consequences TodayA Suspenseful And Richly Satisfying Tale Brimming With Sharply Observed Historical Detail, The Devlin Diary Brings Past And Present To Vivid Life With Wit And Grace, Christi Phillips Holds Readers Spellbound With An Extraordinary Novel Of Secrets, Obsession, And The Haunting Power Of The Past.
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- 427 pages
- The Devlin Diary (Claire Donovan #2)
- Christi Phillips
- 15 January 2018 Christi Phillips