The Service of the Dead

The Service of the Dead

A Kate Clifford Mystery

Downloadable Audiobook - 2016
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Expertly recreating the social and political upheavals of late medieval Europe, acclaimed author Candace Robb introduces a new series starring Kate Clifford, a woman forged on the warring northern marches of fourteenth-century England. Political unrest permeates York at the cusp of the fifteenth century, as warring factions take sides on who should be the rightful king--Richard II or his estranged, powerful cousin in exile, Henry Bolingbroke. Independent-minded twenty-year-old Kate Clifford is struggling to dig out from beneath the debt left by her late husband. Determined to find a way to be secure in her own wealth and establish her independence in a male-dominated society, Kate turns one of her properties near the minster into a guest house and sets up a business. In a dance of power, she also quietly rents the discreet bedchambers to the wealthy, powerful merchants of York for nights with their mistresses. But the brutal murder of a mysterious guest and the disappearance of his companion for the evening threatens all that Kate has built. Before others in town hear word of a looming scandal, she must call upon all of her hard-won survival skills to save herself from ruin.
Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2016
ISBN: 1504713982 electronic audio bk
9781504713986 electronic audio bk
Branch Call Number: eAUDIOBOOK FIC ROBB
Characteristics: audio file,rda
1 online resource (1 sound file (7 hr., 59 min., 57 sec.))
Additional Contributors: Nichols, Sarah - Narrator

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