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Author Harris, C. S., author.

Title When blood lies : a Sebastian St. Cyr mystery / C.S. Harris.

Publication Info. New York : Berkley, [2022]
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Description 355 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
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Series A Sebastian St. Cyr mystery
Harris, C. S. Sebastian St. Cyr mystery series.
Summary "March, 1815. The Bourbon King Louis XVIII has been restored to the throne of France, Napoleon is in exile on the isle of Elba, and Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, has traveled to Paris in hopes of tracing his long-lost mother, Sophie, the errant Countess of Hendon. But his search ends in tragedy when he comes upon the dying Countess in the wasteland at the tip of the Île de la Cité. Stabbed-apparently with a stiletto-and thrown from the crenelated bastions of the island's ancient stone bridge, Sophie dies without naming her murderer. Sophie had been living in Paris under an assumed name as the scandalous mistress of Maréchal Alexandre McClellan, the scion of a noble Scottish Jacobite family that took refuge in France after the Forty-Five. Once one of Napoleon's most trusted and successful generals, McClellan has now sworn allegiance to King Louis XVIII and is serving in the delegation negotiating on behalf of France at the Congress of Vienna. It doesn't take Sebastian long to realize that the French authorities have no interest in involving themselves in the murder of a notorious Englishwoman at such a delicate time. And so, grieving and shattered by his mother's death, Sebastian takes it upon himself to hunt down her killer"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Louis XVIII, King of France, 1755-1824 -- Fiction.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Fiction.
Saint Cyr, Sebastian (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.
Paris (France) -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
ISBN 9780593102695 (hardcover)
059310269X (hardcover)
9780593102701 (ebook)

 
    
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