By Stephanie Barron
Windsor fortress, 1861. For the second one time in over two decades, Irish barrister Patrick Fitzgerald has been summoned by means of the Queen. the 1st time, he’d been a zealous younger felony clerk, investigating what seemed to be a murderous conspiracy opposed to her. Now he's a unique gentleman on the best of his career. And the Queen is a lady within the grip of worry. For in this cold evening, her liked husband, Prince Albert, lies loss of life.
With her destiny clouded via grief, Fitzgerald can’t support yet observe the Queen is apparently preoccupied with the prior. but why, and the way he may also help, is uncertain. His bewilderment deepens whilst the royal trainer is violently overturned, approximately killing him and his wonderful younger ward, Dr. Georgiana Armistead, niece of the past due Dr. Snow, a famed surgeon who’d attended none except Her Majesty.
Fitzgerald is bound of 1 factor: the Queen’s carriage used to be now not attacked at random—it used to be a gently selected goal. yet used to be it simply because he rode in it? Fitzgerald won’t danger demise so that it will discover. He’ll go away London and take Georgiana with him—if they could get out alive. For quickly the pair locate themselves hunted. Little do they be aware of they every one hold inside their prior hidden clues to a devastating royal secret…one they have to untangle in the event that they are to outlive.
From the streets of London to the plush hills of Cannes, from the slums of St. Giles to the gilded halls of Windsor fort, A Flaw within the Blood delivers a desirable story of pursuit, and the crafty mix of interval element and electrifying intrigue that merely the striking Stephanie Barron can devise.
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A Flaw in the Blood: A Novel by Stephanie Barron