The courtroom of Elizabeth I isn't any stranger to plotting and intrigue, however the royal retinue is thrown into chaos whilst the Queen’s youngest and sweetest lady-in-waiting is murdered, her physique left at the excessive altar of the Chapel Royal in Whitehall Palace. fixing the homicide would require the crafty and savvy possessed by way of just one guy. input Nicholas Holt, more youthful brother of the Earl of Blackwell—spy, rake, and proprietor of the notorious Black Sheep tavern within the seedy district of Bankside. Nick fast learns that operating for the Queen is a combined blessing. Elizabeth—salty-tongued, useless, and fiercely intelligent—can, with a look, both gift Nick with a handbag of gold or have his head forcibly removed.
When a moment lady-in-waiting is slain at Whitehall, the courtroom once more reels with surprise and dismay. at the path of a diabolical killer, Nick and his devoted sidekick—an huge, immense Irish Wolfhound named Hector—are treading on treacherous floor, and merely the killer’s head on a platter can continue them within the Queen’s solid graces.
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