Blood royal : a true tale of crime and detection in medieval Paris / Eric Jager.
- ISBN: 9780316224512 (hbk.)
- ISBN: 0316224510 (hbk.)
- Description: 323 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
- 2 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 3 total copies.
|Library||Location||Call Number||Status||Due Date|
|Beverly Main||Adult Nonfiction||DC 101.7 .O7 J34 2014 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Danvers||Adult Nonfiction||DC 101.7 O7 J34 2014 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Merrimack College||Stacks (2nd)||DC101.7 .O7 J34 2014 (Text to phone)||Checked out||06/01/2015|
|General Note:|| Map on lining papers.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-313) and index.
|Summary:|| On a chilly November night in 1407, Louis of Orleans was murdered by a band of masked men. The crime stunned and paralyzed France since Louis had often ruled in place of his brother King Charles, who had gone mad. As panic seized Paris, an investigation began. In charge was the Provost of Paris, Guillaume de Tignonville, the citys chief law enforcement officer, and one of history's first detectives. As de Tignonville began to investigate, he realized that his hunt for the truth was much more dangerous than he ever could have imagined. Arich portrait of a distant world, BLOOD ROYAL is a gripping story of conspiracy, crime and an increasingly desperate hunt for the truth. And in Guillaume de Tignonville, we have an unforgettable detective for the ages, a classic gumshoe for a cobblestoned era.
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