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A Flaw In The Blood by Stephanie Barron

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Also by Stephanie Barron:

That Churchill Woman, February 2019
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Jane and the Waterloo Map, February 2016
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Jane and the Twelve Days of Christmas, November 2014
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Jane And The Canterbury Tale, September 2011
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The White Garden, October 2009
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A Flaw In The Blood, March 2008
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Jane and the Barque of Frailty, November 2007
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Jane and the Barque of Frailty, December 2006
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Jane and His Lordship's Legacy, March 2005
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Jane And The Ghosts Of Netley, May 2004
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Jane And The Prisoner Of Wool House, November 2002
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Jane And The Stillroom Maid, May 2001
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Jane And The Genius Of The Place, February 2000
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Jane And The Wandering Eye, November 1998
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Jane And The Man Of The Cloth, December 1997
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Jane And The Unpleasantness At Scargrave Manor, December 1996
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A Flaw In The Blood
Stephanie Barron


Bantam
March 2008
On Sale: February 26, 2008
Featuring: Georgiana Armistead; Patrick Fitzgerald
304 pages
ISBN: 055380524X
EAN: 9780553805246
Hardcover
$24.00
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Historical | Mystery Historical

The acclaimed author of the bestselling Jane Austen mysteries brings rich historical immediacy to an enthralling new suspense novel centered around Queen Victoria’s troubled court…and a secret so dangerous, it could topple thrones.

Windsor Castle, 1861. For the second time in over twenty years, Irish barrister Patrick Fitzgerald has been summoned by the Queen. The first time, he’d been a zealous young legal clerk, investigating what appeared to be a murderous conspiracy against her. Now he is a distinguished gentleman at the top of his profession. And the Queen is a woman in the grip of fear. For on this chilly night, her beloved husband, Prince Albert, lies dying.

With her future clouded by grief, Fitzgerald can’t help but notice the Queen is curiously preoccupied with the past. Yet why, and how he can help, is unclear. His bewilderment deepens when the royal coach is violently overturned, nearly killing him and his brilliant young ward, Dr. Georgiana Armistead, niece of the late Dr. Snow, a famed physician who’d attended none other than Her Majesty.

Fitzgerald is sure of one thing: the Queen’s carriage was not attacked at random—it was a carefully chosen target. But was it because he rode in it? Fitzgerald won’t risk dying in order to find out. He’ll leave London and take Georgiana with him—if they can get out alive. For soon the pair find themselves hunted. Little do they know they each carry within their past hidden clues to a devastating royal secret…one they must untangle if they are to survive.

From the streets of London to the lush hills of Cannes, from the slums of St. Giles to the gilded halls of Windsor Castle, A Flaw in the Blood delivers a fascinating tale of pursuit, and the artful blend of period detail and electrifying intrigue that only the remarkable Stephanie Barron can devise.

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