Publication: Moonflower Publishing, Ltd, 2022, London
First edition. Signed by the author. Author's first novel. As new, unread copy in dust jacket. It's the summer of 1669 and England is in dire straits. The treasury's coffers are bare and tensions with the powerful Dutch Republic are growing. An investigator sent by the King to look into corruption in the Royal Navy has just been brutally murdered. In this intense atmosphere, Samuel Pepys is sent to find the killer. What awaits him is more dangerous than he imagined. Facing would-be assassins, suspected Dutch spies, and a secret society of outlaws, Pepys has to decide who he can trust. If the truth isn't uncovered in time, more people will suffer and England will be thrown into a war that could have devastating consequences.
Inventory Number: 49578