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Death Comes Hot [electronic resource]
Death Comes Hot [electronic resource]
Jecks, Michael2020
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Jack Blackjack's search for an executioner's son ensnares him in a fiendish mesh of schemes in this lively Tudor mystery.London. May, 1556. Hal Westmecott, one of the city's most feared executioners, reckons Jack Blackjack owes him a favour - and now he's come to collect his dues. Hal has ordered Jack to track down his long-lost son and, although Jack believes he's been set an impossible task, he's in no position to refuse.But when Jack's search draws him to the attention of a ruthless nobleman, a dead priest's vengeful brother and finally to a bloodstained body in a filthy lodging house, he comes to realize he is an unwitting pawn in a mesh of schemes dreamed up by the most powerful people in England. Just who is a friend, who is a foe - and will Jack escape with his life intact?A fast-paced Tudor mystery set during Bloody Mary's reign of terror.
Imprint:
[Place of publication not identified] : Severn House Publishers, 2020
Collation:
1 online resource (1 text file)
ISBN:
9781448304578
Language:
English
BRN:
3066447
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