Malice at the Palace
(A Royal Spyness Mystery)
9th in the Series
Woman’s Sleuth Mystery
A Berkley Prime Crime Mystery
The Berkley Publishing Group
Published by The Penguin Group
Release Date – August 4, 2015
Jacket Illustration by John Mattos
Jacket Design by Rita Frangie
Hardcover: 304 pages
E-Book ASIN: B00OQSF61K
From the New York Times betselling author of Queen of Hearts comes another mystery for “fans of P.G. Wodehouse looking for laughs mingled with some amateur sleuthing.” (Publishers Weekly)
Lady Georgiana Rannoch won’t deny that being thirty-fifth in line for the British throne has its advantages. Unfortunately, money isn’t one of them. And sometimes making ends meet requires her to investigate a little royal wrongdoing.
While my beau Darcy is off on a mysterious mission, I am once again caught between my high birth and empty purse. I am therefore relieved to receive a new assignment from the Queen—especially one that includes lodging. The King’s youngest son, George, is to wed Princess Marina of Greece, and I shall be her companion at the supposedly haunted Kensington Palace.
My duties are simple: help Marina acclimate to English life, show her the best of London and, above all, dispel any rumors about George’s libertine history. Perhaps that last bit isn’t so simple.
George is known for his many affairs with women as well as men—including the great songwriter Noel Coward. But things truly get complicated when I search the Palace for a supposed ghost only to encounter an actual dead person: a society beauty said to have been one of Prince George’s mistresses.
Nothing spoils a royal wedding more than murder, and the Queen wants the whole matter hushed. But as the investigation unfolds—and Darcy, as always, turns up in the most unlikely of places—the investigation brings us precariously close to the prince himself.
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Comments on “Spotlight/Giveaway – Malice in the Palace by Rhys Bowen”
What a great opportunity, as.I am currently reading Queen of Hearts and would love to read this one! I enjoy Georgie and would appreciate the chance to read more about her and less about her Mum. Thanks for the chance to win!
I had started this wonderful series some years ago but we moved to a small town that had a terrible library. We’re back now so I just need to start then all over again. Her other series was good also.
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Rhys Bowen is a new author to me, but I love P.G. Wodehouse so I am sure I will enjoy this series. Thanks for the opportunity to win a copy of Malice at the Palace. I am also going to add the rest of the series to my TBR list. I may just have found a new author to follow 🙂
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