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by Candace Robb
This novel, "The King's Bishop," also shows Robb's growth in her craft as a writer.
She is the author of nine Owen Archer novels and three Margaret Kerr Mysteries. This novel, "The King's Bishop," also shows Robb's growth in her craft as a writer.
Candace Robb studied for a P. Did he see the price of becoming the King’s bishop? Thoresby paused at his door, and shrugged. The Owen Archer series grew out of a fascination with the city of York and the tumultuous 14th century; the first in the series, The Apothecary Rose, was published in 1994, at which point she began to write full time. If he had not been the King’s man, Wykeham would never have risen so high. He could be nothing but the King’s bishop. The man would undoubtedly someday regret it.
One. A Body in the Moat. Windsor Castle, March 1367. The voices of the King’s courtiers rang in counterpoint to the music, their silks rustled as their feet caught the rhythm. Daniel pricked up his ears.
By the time the towers of York Minster were in sight, Owen’s back itched and he considered removing his cloak, but he resisted. He wanted no distractions. He wanted no distractions ance, and Owen could see the men were waiting for it, hoping for it. It was plain they believed Ned had betrayed their comrades and they ached for vengeance. Owen and Matthew rode flanking Ned. But Ned made no move to escape. Библиографические данные.
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Robb continues to adeptly blend politics with period detail and three-dimensioned characterizations in the Owen Archer tales. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY From the marshy Thames to the misty Yorkshire moors, murder stalks Welsh soldier-sleuth Owen Archer and one of his oldest friends. On a snowy morning in 1367, Sir William of Wyndesore’s page is found in the icy moat of Windsor Castle, and some whisper that the murderer was Ned Townley-a former comrade-in-arms of Owen Archer. On the bookshelvesAll.
Candace Robb (born 1950) is an English historical novelist, whose works are set in medieval England. She has also written under the pen name Emma Campion. The author was born in North Carolina, grew up in Ohio, and now lives in Seattle, Washington with her husband.
A snowy March, 1367, and King Edward is impatient. He wants William of Wykeham confirmed as Bishop of Winchester, but Pope Urban V is stalling, deterred by the man's wealth and political ambition. Thus Owen Archer finds himself heading a deputation from York to Fountains Abbey, to win support for Wykeham from the powerful Cistercian abbots.
King's Bishop (Owen Archer Book 4). Candace Robb.
Thirteenth-century Edinburgh comes off the page cold and convincing, from the smoke and noise of the tavern kitchen to Holyrood Abbey under a treacherous abbot. In the spring of 1297 the English army controls lowland Scotland and Margaret Kerr's husband Roger Sinclair is missing. He'd headed to Dundee in autumn, writing to Margaret with a promise to be home for Christmas, but it's past Easter. King's Bishop (Owen Archer Book 4). A Spy For The Redeemer (Owen Archer Book 7).
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