A Murderous Affair




      A Murderous Affair
The year is 1588 The Spanish Armada has recently been defeated, and Queen Elizabeth rides in triumph through a celebrating London But even in peace, the city has a deadly underbelly When the body of a Portuguese nobleman turns up on the banks of the Thames with a seal around his neck all fingers point towards Lord Rokesby as the murderer particularly as the foreigner was last seen at a dinner party at his house the night before Yet there is to this murder than meets the eye John Lovat, Lord Rokesby s illegitimate brother, is called in to dig deeper into the events surrounding the death And the he uncovers, the complex the crime becomes Soon Sir Francis Walsingham, Elizabeth s chief counsellor and spy master, takes an interest in the case And Lovat finds himself caught up in A Murderous Affair one that involves murder, betrayal and infidelity and which will take him from grand houses to the mean streets of Elizabethan London as he tracks down the truth A Murderous Affair is a fast moving historical murder mystery that combines meticulous research with gripping story telling A compelling piece of work that kept me turning the pages Robert Foster, best selling author of The Lunar Code Jonathan Digby is a British writer, who lives in Camden, North London When not writing, he can be found performing under his stage name John Exell, or creating music with his indie band, Boxgrove Pseudomorph A Murderous Affair is his first novel Endeavour Press is the UK s leading independent digital publisher. Free Read [ A Murderous Affair ] By [ Jonathan Digby ] – heartforum.co.uk

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  • ebook
  • 386 pages
  • A Murderous Affair
  • Jonathan Digby
  • English
  • 19 December 2018

10 thoughts on “ A Murderous Affair

  1. Jenny Lloyd says:

    This is a combined murder mystery political thriller historical novel all rolled together in a page turning romp through the streets of Elizabethan London John Lovat, the very likeable hero and detective in this story, was born on the wrong side of the sheets, much to his detriment His father was titled, his mother a maid, and his half brother, Robert, got the fortune and the title when their father died In Robert s domain, his illegitimate half brother s status is below his servants in the p This is a combined murder mystery political thriller historical novel all rolled together in a page turning romp through the streets of Elizabethan London John Lovat, the very likeable hero and detective in this story, was born on the wrong side of the sheets, much to his detriment His father was titled, his mother a maid, and his half brother, Robert, got the fortune and the title when their father died In Robert s domain, his illegitimate half brother s status is below his servants in the pecking order Following t...

  2. David Clarke says:

    This novel is an excellent first book It is very well researched and bravely takes on a past era with flourish and conviction The plot is convincing, although a little laboured and repetitive at times, but this is outweighed by a wealth of great characters who bring it to life I would have given it five stars if it had been a truly indie effort, but since it has been published through Endeavour Press, it should have benefitted from a far better proofreading and editing While it kicks off wit This novel is an excellent first book It is very well researched and bravely takes on a past era with flourish and conviction The plot is convincing, although a little laboured and repetitive at times, but this is outweighed by a wealth of great characters who bring it to life I would have given it five stars if it had been a truly indie effort, but since it has been published through Endeavour Press, it should have benefitted from a far better proofreading and editing While it kicks off with a number of good Elizabethan words and phrases, a rather annoying number of 21C words and expressions have been allowed in adrenaline and morphed are two examples that screamed at me There was also a raised that should have been razed and a misused my...

  3. Laura says:

    This was a fun page turner that kept me engaged throughout, despite its evident flaws in setting in language Early in the book and periodically throughout, the author threw in a lot of undefined obscure 16th century words, which even my Webster s Third Unabridged couldn t help me with Some that were in my trusty Webster s showed a first known use of well after the book s stated time period There were some good descriptive passages that set the scene, but other passages that seemed overdone A This was a fun page turner that kept me engaged throughout, despite its...

  4. Wendy Soliman says:

    A gritty glimpse into the brutal reality of daily life in Elizabethan times, especially if, like the hero, you happen to be born on the wrong side of the blankets Murder, intrigue, revenge, the book has it all.If you like your ...

  5. J. says:

    Couldn t finish An alright story not good, not bad in need of an edit The characters weren t enough to hold my attention and the plot is just not interesting enough to keep me reading It s a shame, because it looked like my kind of thing.

  6. Susan says:

    November 1588 and the body of a Portuguese nobleman Don Alphonos de Sousa With evidence pointing to Sir Robert Rokesby, he charges his illegitimate brother John Lovat to investigate Lovat is also persuaded to this endeavour by Sir Francis Walsingham Matters can only getcomplicated as we have m...

  7. Charles L. says:

    A real winner from a gifted authorThis is a captivating murder mystery that includes intrigue and drama along with nice humor and wit The characters are great, especially in action scenes The medieval setting in sixteenth century England is ...

  8. Doreen says:

    Excellent historical mystery Murder mystery in 1588 ,England The Spanish Armada has just been defeated The country is celebrating but a visiting Portuguese nobleman is murdered in a celebration evening This involves lots of people, many locations, and a murder that becomesandcomplic...

  9. Larry says:

    This was a really good book Many of the historical fiction books I read are written fairly simplistically, this book was written much better, I really enjoyed the higher level of writing The story was also very good with characters developed in such a way that you could have feelings good or bad f...

  10. Jonathan Posner says:

    A gripping read, with plenty of twists and turns and an engaging central character There were times when I had to go back and re read sections, as there was a lot of cross reference to the fine detail of earlier events, and times when I felt it slipped out of the Tudor period, but...

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