The grasp of Defence Tom Musgrave rushes to assistance from a tender messenger, the sufferer of a unexpected, it sounds as if unprovoked assault on the street outdoors his condo.
In the useless boy’s ownership Tom unearths a bloodied letter meant for his eyes basically.
And he manages to piece jointly a being concerned message.
The missive encompasses a determined cry for aid from the attractive Countess Cotehel, who's mute because of a bad trauma.
Then a moment physique is located – belonging to a different of the Countess’s servants.
When a horribly mutilated portrait of the Countess additionally turns up, Tom realises that she is in grave probability.
Tom and his apprentice rush to her reduction, following her to the gloomy fortress of Cotehel in Cornwall, in simple terms to discover that studying who's threatening her, and why, is much more challenging than they’d intended…
‘The Silent homicide’ is the exciting fourth instalment of Peter Tonkin’s ‘Master of Defence’ sequence, that includes the Elizabethan sleuth and sword-master Tom Musgrave.
“Love, lust and Elizabethan politics liven up Tonkin’s in a timely fashion paced puzzle…” - Kirkus reports
“Everything partial to ancient mysteries may wish for” - Kirkus stories
“Riveting story choked with speedy motion” - Publishers Weekly
Peter Tonkin was once born in Northern eire, and used to be raised within the united kingdom, Holland, Germany, and the Persian Gulf. He has written thirty novels together with ‘The aspect of dying’ and ‘The Coffin Ship’.
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