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Skeleton-In-Waiting free pdf A New York Times Notable Book: CWA Gold Dagger winner Peter Dickinson revisits his alternate British monarchy, ensnaring the imagined royal family in a dark conspiracy of kidnapping, politics, scandal, and murder Britain s beloved Princess Louise is a grown woman now, married to commoner Piers Chandler and enchanted by their infant son, Davy. While visiting a certain Mrs. Walsh a mysterious old woman claiming to be a royal relation, a Romanov who escaped the terror of the Russian Revolution Louise and little Davy are nearly taken captive by would-be kidnappers. Through pluck and quick thinking, Her Royal Highness avoids the unthinkable, but Mrs. Walsh is killed in the melee, leaving her secrets unspoken and her mysteries unsolved. Not easily daunted, the young princess turns to her husband for help in unraveling the tangled truth about the murdered Mrs. Walsh a hunt that soon leads them to Tashkent, the teeming capital city of Uzbekistan, where they hope to find answers. But some doors to the past are opened only at gravest risk to life and limb even for those of royal blood. Bringing back many of the unforgettable characters from his acclaimed "King and Joker, "Dickinson s "Skeleton-in-Waiting "is yet another majestic thriller from a true master mystery novelist, offering further proof that this author has few equals among crime fiction royalty."

About Peter Dickinson

Peter Dickinson was born in Africa but raised and educated in England. From 1952 to 1969 he was on the editorial staff of"Punch," and since then has earned his living writing fiction of various kinds for children and adults. His books have been published in several languages throughout the world. The recipient of many awards, Dickinson has been shortlisted nine times for the prestigious Carnegie Medal for children s literature and was the first author to win it twice.The author of twenty-one crime and mystery novels for adults, Dickinson was also the first to win the Gold Dagger of the Crime Writers Association for two books running: "The Glass-Sided Ants Nest" (1968) and"The Old English Peepshow" (1969). A collection of Dickinson s poetry, "The Weir," was published in 2007.His latest book, "In the Palace of the Khans," was published in 2012 and was nominated for the Carnegie Medal. Dickinson has served as chairman of the Society of Authors and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.He was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 2009 for services to literature."

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Author : Peter Dickinson
Publisher : Open Road Media Mystery
Data Published : 05 May 2015
ISBN : 1497684420
EAN : 9781497684423
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 154 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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