The King's Evil (James Marwood & Cat Lovett, Book 3) (Paperback) | Northshire Bookstore

The King's Evil (James Marwood & Cat Lovett, Book 3) (Paperback)

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Winner of The HWA Gold Crown 2020

From the No.1 bestselling author of The Ashes of Londonand The Fire Court comes the next book in the phenomenally successful series following James Marwood at the time of King Charles II.A royal scandal that could change the face of England forever...


London 1667. In the Court of Charles II, it's a dangerous time to be alive - a wrong move may lead to disgrace, exile or death. The discovery of a body at Clarendon House, the palatial home of one of the highest courtiers in the land, could therefore have catastrophic consequences.

James Marwood, a traitor's son, is ordered to cover up the murder. But the dead man is Edward Alderley, the cousin of one of Marwood's acquaintances. Cat Lovett had every reason to want her cousin dead. Since his murder, she has vanished, and all the evidence points to her as the killer.

Marwood is determined to clear Cat's name and discover who really killed Alderley. But time is running out for everyone. If he makes a mistake, it could threaten not only the government but the King himself...

Praise for Andrew Taylor

'One of the best historical crime writers today' The Times

'If you like C. J. Sansom, or Hilary Mantel, you'll love Andrew Taylor' Peter James

'Effortlessly authentic...gripping...moving and believable. An excellent work' C. J. Sansom

'This is historical crime fiction at its dazzling best' Guardian

'One of the best historical novelists around' Sunday Times

'A breathtakingly ambitious picture of an era' Financial Times

'A masterclass in writing for the genre' Ann Cleeves

'Andrew Taylor is one of our finest storytellers' Antonia Hodgson

'Vivid and compelling' Observer

'A novel filled with intrigue, duplicity, scandal and betrayal, whose author now vies with another master of the genre, C. J. Sansom' Spectator

'Taylor brings the 17th century to life so vividly that one can almost smell it' Guardian

'A most artful and delightful book, that will both amuse and chill' Daily Telegraph

About the Author


Andrew Taylor is the author of a number of crime novels, including the ground-breaking Roth Trilogy, which was adapted into the acclaimed TV drama Fallen Angel, and the historical crime novels The Ashes of London, The Silent Boy, The Scent of Death and The American Boy, a No.1 Sunday Times bestseller and a 2005 Richard & Judy Book Club Choice.He has won many awards, including the CWA John Creasey New Blood Dagger, an Edgar Scroll from the Mystery Writers of America, the CWA Ellis Peters Historical Award (the only author to win it three times) and the CWA's prestigious Diamond Dagger, awarded for sustained excellence in crime writing. He also writes for the Spectator and The Times.He lives with his wife Caroline in the Forest of Dean.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780008433864
ISBN-10: 0008433860
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: January 12th, 2021
Pages: 464
Language: English
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