By Edward Marston
1817. sunrise breaks on a summer’s day in Chalk Farm, London, and the scene is determined for a duel among a lady’s ardent admirers. Fearless thief-taker Paul Skillen has been instructing Mark Bowerman the best way to shoot competently, and even supposing Paul isn't really sanguine approximately his clumsy pupil’s possibilities, he stands as his second.
At the final second the duel is damaged up by means of Bow highway Runners. they're delighted to incorporate Paul, one in all their enemies and opponents, within the arrest. besides the fact that, regardless of the interruption, the passions in the back of the duel appear to spill out into the entire mild of day while Bowerman is stabbed to loss of life in a stranger’s garden.
Paul and his dual, Peter, are made up our minds to work out justice performed and a race opposed to the Runners starts off, the place the brothers needs to choose a course via threads of inheritance and treachery, with a stunning girl on the middle of the web.
Read Online or Download A Date with the Executioner (The Bow Street Rivals) PDF
Best historical mystery, thriller & suspense fiction books
A notice is left on a vehicle windshield, an previous puppy dies, and Kent Nerburn unearths himself again at the Lakota reservation the place he traveled greater than a decade prior to with a tribal elder named Dan. The touching, humorous, and haunting trip that ensues is going deep into reservation boarding-school mysteries, the darkish confines of sweat motels, and remoted local homesteads some distance again within the Dakota hills looking for ghosts that experience haunted Dan due to the fact that adolescence.
One of many best ancient fiction writers on this planet - Ben KaneAfter the bloody trials of Alexandria, Sir William Gold is readying for a pilgrimage to Jerusalem to ease the weight on his soul. He hopes, too, that the Holy urban could let his courting with Emile, cousin of the golf green count number of Savoy, to advance.
A tender British bride is stuck up in her new family’s advanced historical past during this atmospheric novel set within the American South after the Civil warfare. whilst nineteen-year-old Stella marries Theron Renier, she has no thought what sort of extended family she’s joined. quickly after their arrival at Illyria, the Reniers’ rambling beachside domestic, Theron is shipped on a diplomatic challenge, leaving Stella by myself along with his family members.
New Sherlock Holmes old Fiction ThrillerThe Tarleton Murders: A corking stable early Sherlock Holmes tale that any secret reader will love. discover the solutions to many tantalizing Sherlock Holmes questions within the Tarleton Murders, the publication that takes you into the darkish position within the lifetime of Sherlock Holmes B.
Extra info for A Date with the Executioner (The Bow Street Rivals)