Lord John Grey is a man at the centre of the political upheavals that rocked Britain in the mid-18th Century. The Jacobites are still a threat, and the old enemy, France, is ready and willing to exploit the situation to its own advantage. London, Edinburgh and Paris are hotbeds of espionage, intrigue and murder. Lord John, having been removed from London for some time, appears to be above the plotting and does not appear to have any allegiance to one clique or another. So when murder happens, and seems to be the result of French espionage, he is the one who seems best placed to be able to unravel the knots- But who is John Grey, where do his allegiances lie, and who, in the long run, will he follow and serve?
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I love the character Lord John in the Outlander series and throughly enjoyed reading his new adventure in this book, she writes so well you feel like you are there transported back again in time, this book was easy and delightful to read, I read it over the weekend and added to my Outlander book shelf, I look forward to reading the other Lord John book soon.
"Gabaldon is a born storyteller" Los Angeles Daily News "The writing is superb - lush, evocative, sensual, with a wealth of historical detail" Library Journal "History comes deliciously alive on the page" New York Daily News "Triumphant... Her use of historical detail and a truly adult love story confirm Diana Gabaldon as a superior writer" Publishers Weekly "A blockbuster hit" Wall Street Journal
Series: Lord John Grey
Number Of Pages: 464
Published: October 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.9 x 11.1 x 2.8
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 1