By David Liss
BONUS: This version incorporates a The Devil's Company dialogue guide.
From the acclaimed and bestselling writer of The Whiskey Rebels and A Conspiracy of Papercomes a gorgeous new mystery set within the elegance and squalor of eighteenth-century London.
The 12 months is 1722. Ruffian for rent and grasp of cover Benjamin Weaver unearths himself pitted opposed to a mysterious mastermind who holds the lives of Weaver's acquaintances within the stability. to guard the folks he loves, Weaver needs to degree a bold theft from the headquarters of the ruthless British East India corporation, yet this robbery is simply the hole movement in a deadly video game of mystery plots, company competitors, and international spies. With the protection of the nation--and the lives of these he loves--in the stability, Weaver needs to navigate a labyrinth of political greed and company treachery.
Explosive motion and totally brilliant interval element are the hallmarks of an writer who maintains to set the bar ever larger for old suspense.
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BONUS: This variation includes a The Devil's corporation dialogue guide.
From the acclaimed and bestselling writer of The Whiskey Rebels and A Conspiracy of Papercomes a gorgeous new mystery set within the attractiveness and squalor of eighteenth-century London.
The yr is 1722. Ruffian for rent and grasp of hide Benjamin Weaver reveals himself pitted opposed to a mysterious mastermind who holds the lives of Weaver's buddies within the stability. to guard the folks he loves, Weaver needs to level a bold theft from the headquarters of the ruthless British East India corporation, yet this robbery is barely the outlet circulate in a perilous online game of mystery plots, company competitors, and international spies. With the protection of the nation--and the lives of these he loves--in the stability, Weaver needs to navigate a labyrinth of political greed and company treachery.
Explosive motion and completely brilliant interval element are the hallmarks of an writer who keeps to set the bar ever larger for old suspense.
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Maybe tonight’s newspaper would be better. Or maybe I’d take Liss’s way out of things and try a simple Finding and Summoning Spell. Put the energies of the universe at work for me. Sighing in momentary defeat, I went back to the laptop and pulled up my email account, looking for distraction. And there, between the advertisements from my favorite retail establishments, churchy forwards from my mom’s ladies’ auxiliary group (gosh, I wonder how they got my email address; it’s a mystery . . ), a joke video featuring two dancing squirrels who may or may not have been putting the moves on, and a couple of rogue emails hawking a certain little blue pill that had somehow made it through my spam filter, there was an email from Uncle Lou, sent just this morning.
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