The Amorous Nightingale by Edward MarstonThe Amorous Nightingale by Edward Marston

The Amorous Nightingale

byEdward Marston

Paperback | October 19, 2010

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Acclaimed beauty and singer Harriet Gow has earned a position envied by many women of the Restoration period: she is the King's favourite mistress. After seeing her perform, Christopher Redmayne is also captivated and the impression Harriet made is still lingering in his mind when he is summoned urgently by Charles II. Harriet has been kidnapped and Redmayne, with the help of his friend Jonathan Bale - a Puritan constable - is engaged to resolve this delicate affair. The facade of elegance and gentility soon begins to crumble in the face of their investigations. Harriet is, indeed, an amorous nightingale; the fabric of her life entangled in jealousy, avarice and lust. Just as Redmayne and Bale start to question whether she is really the victim or the guilty party a brutal murder provides the answer...
Edward Marston has been a full-time writer for over thirty years and has worked in radio, film, television and the theatre. Prolific and highly successful, he is equally at home writing children's books or literary criticism. A master of historical fiction, he has written the hugely successful Railway Detective series, the Restoration ...
Title:The Amorous NightingaleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 7.13 × 5.87 × 0.94 inPublished:October 19, 2010Publisher:Allison & BusbyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0749008032

ISBN - 13:9780749008031


Rated 3 out of 5 by from A Nice Little Tale A pleasant enough story by a good author but this stories do seem to be written to a formula. At least no mention of dynamite in this one!
Date published: 2014-09-18