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A Royal Pain

A Royal Pain( )
Author: Bowen, Rhys
Series title:A Royal Spyness Mystery Ser.
ISBN:978-0-425-22872-2
Publication Date:Jul 2009
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Berkley
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $7.99
Book Description:

Lady Georgiana finds herself in a heap of royal trouble in the second novel in the New York Times bestselling Royal Spyness Mystery series. London, 1932. Poor Lady Georgiana--thirty-fourth in line to the throne--has nothing to serve her Bavarian princess houseguest, even though the Queen of England has requested that she entertain her. Then there's the matter of the body in the bookshop and the princess's unwitting involvement with the Communist...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Historical
Fiction / Humorous / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.25 x 6.81 x 0.81 Inches
Book Weight:0.35 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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