A Family Affair: A Novel

Paperback | August 11, 2015

byCaro Peacock

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“Peacock has a wonderful grasp of Victorian society, and helps bring it to life through her well written and entertaining young Liberty.”
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Plucky Victorian spy Liberty Lane is back in A Family Affair. Caro Peacock, acclaimed author of A Foreign Affair and A Dangerous Affair, once again ingeniously blends history, suspense, and adventure as she embroils her endearing and exceptional heroine in a strange case of questionable heritages, scandalous secrets, and deadly rivalries among the British nobility. Fans of Deanna Raybourne and Jacqueline Winspear are sure to agree: A Family Affair is an affair to remember.<_o3a_p>

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“Peacock has a wonderful grasp of Victorian society, and helps bring it to life through her well written and entertaining young Liberty.”—Sacramento Book Review Plucky Victorian spy Liberty Lane is back in A Family Affair. Caro Peacock, acclaimed author of A Foreign Affair and A Dangerous Affair, once again ingeniously blends history, ...

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At the request of Queen Victoria's prime minister, Benjamin Disraeli, Liberty Lane is dispatched to Brinkburn Hall in search of answers. The deranged aristocrat Lord Brinkburn is nearing death, with his elder son, Stephen, eagerly waiting to inherit his title—until Lady Brinkburn's startling announcement that the heir is illegitimate. ...

Peacock skillfully interweaves figures of real Victoria London, while avoiding the genre's typical focus on aristocracy. London's artistic underbelly is grimy, gritty, and has instant appeal that the ton can't match. The mystery flows smoothly, with well-placed red herrings, excellent reveals and pleasing surprises."" (Publishers Weekl...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.05 inPublished:August 11, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061447498

ISBN - 13:9780061447495

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?Peacock skillfully interweaves figures of real Victoria London, while avoiding the genre?s typical focus on aristocracy. London?s artistic underbelly is grimy, gritty, and has instant appeal that the ton can?t match. The mystery flows smoothly, with well-placed red herrings, excellent reveals and pleasing surprises.? (Publishers Weekly on A Dangerous Affair)