Barker & Llewelyn #8
On Sale: October 25, 2016
Featuring: Thomas Llewelyn; Cyrus Barker
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At the request of Her Majestyâ€™s government, private enquiry
agent Cyrus Barker agrees to take on his least favorite kind
of assignmentâ€”heâ€™s to provide security for a secret
conference with the French government. The conference is to
take place on the private estate of Lord Hargrave on a
remote island off the coast of Cornwall. The goal of the
conference is the negotiation of a new treaty with France.
The cover story for the gathering is a house partyâ€”an
attempt to introduce Lord Hargraveâ€™s two unmarried sons to
But shortly after the parties land at the island, Lord
Hargrave is killed by a sniper shot, and the French
ambassadorâ€™s head of security is found stabbed to death. The
only means of egress from the islandâ€”a boatâ€”has been sent
away, and the means of signaling for help has been
destroyed. Trapped in a manor house with no way of escape,
Cyrus Barker and his assistant, Thomas Llewelyn, must
uncover which among them is the killer before the next
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