The Last Queen of England (Jefferson Tayte Genealogical - download pdf or read online
By Steve Robinson
Whereas on a trip to London, American genealogist Jefferson Tayte’s previous good friend and colleague dies in his hands. earlier than lengthy, Tayte and a truth-seeking historian, Professor Jean summer season, locate themselves following a corpse-ridden path that takes them to the Royal Society of London, circa 1708.
What to make of the tale of 5 males of technological know-how, colleagues of Isaac Newton and Christopher Wren, who have been mysteriously hanged for top treason?
As they aspect in the direction of the reality, Tayte and the professor locate that loss of life is once more in season. a brand new killer, bent on restoring what he sees because the real, royal bloodline, is at the loose...as is a Machiavellian heir-hunter who senses that the newest around of homicide, kidnapping, and scandal represents an unmissable company opportunity.
The final Queen of britain is a racing mystery with a heart-stopping end. It follows on from within the Blood and To the Grave yet could be loved as a stand-alone novel.
Revised variation: formerly released as a part of the Jefferson Tayte Genealogical secret sequence, this variation of The final Queen of britain comprises editorial revisions.
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The Last Queen of England (Jefferson Tayte Genealogical Mystery) by Steve Robinson