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A Royal Pain

A Royal Pain( )
Author: Bowen, Rhys
Series title:A Royal Spyness Mystery Ser.
ISBN:978-0-425-22163-1
Publication Date:Jul 2008
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Berkley Hardcover
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $23.95
Book Description:

Another hilarious mystery featuring penniless aristocrat Lady Georgie, “a feisty new heroine to delight a legion of Anglophile readers” (Jacqueline Winspear). The Queen of England has concocted a plan in which Georgie is to entertain a Bavarian princess— and conveniently place her in the playboy Prince’s path, in the hopes that he might finally marry. But queens never take money into account. Georgie has very little, which is why she moonlights as a maid-in-disguise. She must draw up...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.6 x 8.28 x 1.06 Inches
Book Weight:0.86 Pounds
Author Biography
Bowen, Rhys (Author)
Rhys Bowen was born Janet Quin-Harkin in 1941 in Bath, England. She earned her bachelors degree from the University of London. Soon after graduation she worked for the British Broadcasting Corporation as a studio manager and writer. She then took a job working for a textbook company developing reading texts before writing her own books. Her first picture book - Peter Penny's Dance - was published in 1976 and changed her career to children's book author. The book earned praise and won numerous awards. In 1981 she wrote a teen novel entitled California Girl which became the first installment in Bantam's Sweet Dreams series. This series grew to include novels such as Love Match, Daydreamer, and Ten-Boy Summer. These Sweet Dreams books started a major trend in young adult publishing. they were praised as an encouragement to reading. Janet Quin-Harkin also authored non-series fiction for adolescents such as award winning novel Wanted: Date for Saturday Night and Summer Heat. She also wrote the young adult historical novels Madam Sarah and Fool's Gold. She then moved on to writng mystery novels whcih included her Constable Evans series. Her book Royal Blood made the New York Times Bestseller list.

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