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Author Montclair, Allison, author.

Title A royal affair / Allison Montclair.

Publication Info. New York : Minotaur Books, 2020.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    M MONTCLAIR,ALL    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 320 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series A Sparks & Bainbridge mystery
Montclair, Allison. Sparks & Bainbridge mystery.
Summary "In London 1946, The Right Sort Marriage Bureau is just beginning to take off and the proprietors, Miss Iris Sparks and Mrs. Gwendolyn Bainbridge, are in need of a bigger office and a secretary to handle the growing demand. Unfortunately, they don't yet have the necessary means. So when a woman arrives - a cousin of Gwen's - with an interesting and quite remunerative proposition, they two of them are all ears. The cousin, one Lady Matheson, works for the Queen in "some capacity" and is in need of some discreet investigation. It seems that the Princess Elizabeth has developed feelings for a dashing Greek prince and a blackmail note has arrived, alluding to some potentially damaging information about said prince. Wanting to keep this out of the palace gossip circles, but also needing to find out what skeletons might lurk in the prince's closet, the palace has quietly turned to Gwen and Iris. Without causing a stir, the two of them must now find out what secrets lurk in the prince's past, before his engagement to the future Queen of England is announced. And there's more at stake than the future of the Empire - there is their potential new office that lies in the balance"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1926- -- Fiction.
Women-owned business enterprises -- Fiction.
Investigations -- Fiction.
Extortion -- Fiction.
London (England) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
ISBN 9781250178398 (hardcover) $26.99
1250178398 (hardcover) $26.99

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