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Killing Beauties (Paperback)Pete Langman (author)
In a world made for men, Susan Hyde is no ordinary woman.
And no one would suspect that the sister of Edward Hyde, chief advisor to King in exile Charles Stuart, spends her time peddling state secrets and fomenting rebellion rather than on her tapestry.
As a she-intelligencer – female spy – Susan’s mission is to extract information from Oliver Cromwell’s unsuspecting spymaster, by any means necessary.
In a shadow-world of ciphers, surveillance, poison, seduction and duplicity, this daring spy will risk everything for king and country.
Based on the astonishing true story of England’s earliest female spies, Killing Beauties will transport you to a seventeenth-century London rife with political intrigue, betrayal and conspiracy.
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 400 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 28 mm
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This is a fascinating historical novel about powerful women with impressive lives, full of excitement and intrigue, paper, poison, and blood. I can really recommend this book!
“A terrific story of women spies in the time of Cromwell's ascendancy”
Spies are fascinating, and spies in an historical period unburdened by difficult hi tech are even more involving. In this book the fact that the spies are very much women adds to its attraction, as both Susan and... More
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