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Her Royal Spyness

Her Royal Spyness( )
Author: Bowen, Rhys
Series title:A Royal Spyness Mystery Ser.
ISBN:978-0-425-21567-8
Publication Date:Jul 2007
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Berkley Hardcover
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $23.95
Book Description:

The Agatha Award winner debuts a 1930s London mystery series, featuring a penniless twenty-something member of the extended royal family. Her ridiculously long name is Lady Victoria Georgiana Charlotte Eugenie, daughter to the Duke of Atholt and Rannoch. And she is flat broke. As the thirty-fourth in line for the throne, she has been taught only a few things, among them, the perfect curtsey. But when her brother cuts off her allowance, she leaves Scotland, and her fiancZ Fish-Face, for...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Thrillers / Espionage
Fiction / Humorous / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.56 x 8.26 x 1.14 Inches
Book Weight:0.9 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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