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The Licence of War

By V. C. Letemendia

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Format: Paperback, 608 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 07 May 2015
This second thrilling novel featuring Laurence Beaumont, the seductive, sardonic protagonist introduced in The Best of Men, blends history and fiction in a seventeenth century alive with intrigue, passion, violence and wit, from the embattled court of King Charles I at Oxford where poisonous rivalries fester, to stately country estates and the colourful underworld of thieves and whores. 1643- England is descending into a bloodier Civil War, and Beaumont, born a nobleman's heir but with a shadowy past as a mercenary turncoat and spy, has been hired against his will as agent to the King's new Secretary of State, the manipulative Lord Digby. Still in love with the bewitching Isabella Savage, Beaumont is sent by Digby into enemy-held London to track down his counterpart, Parliament's twisted spymaster, who nourishes his own, very personal desire for revenge. Already Beaumont suspects he can trust no one, not even Isabella, who has deep ties to Digby. As power struggles seethe within the Royalist camp and Beaumont's tenuous faith in the King's cause is further eroded, he becomes haunted by nightmares portending two deaths- of the King, and of the Prince of Wales, for wh

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A thrilling novel set in the embattled court of King Charles I, stately country estates and a colourful underworld of thieves and whores.

About the Author

V. C. Letemendia was born and brought up in Oxford and now lives in Toronto. After completing a doctorate in Political Theory and lecturing for some years, she published her first novel The Best of Men in 2009.

EAN: 9780099541752
ISBN: 0099541750
Publisher: Vintage
Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 3.7 centimetres (0.36 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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