Death of A Radical

Death of A Radical

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Baker & Taylor
"Raif Jarrett is settling into his role as the Duke of Penrith's agent in the town of Woolbridge in Durham. As the Easter fairs come to town, markets where everything from ribbons to cattle is traded, the town readies itself for upheaval. The local millsare bringing in machinery, which will increase production, but jobs will be lost. As a group of radicals protest the plight of the workers and one of the judges brings in the military as a precaution, it seems the town of Woolbridge is headed for trouble. When Raif's young cousin comes to stay and gets involved, Raif will be forced to act to keep his family safe and his town intact. Soon enough a salesman lies dead in his bed and a radical is brutally murdered out on the hillsides. All the while, the lovely Henrietta Lonsdale continues to capture Raif's imagination, but a visit from an old flame is sure to ruffle the lady's feathers" -- Cover verso.

Gardners
Local hero Raif Jarrett returns to solve a series of murders in Regency-era England.

Independent Publishing Group
In the second outing of this Regency mystery series, Raif Jarrett wrestles with family problems, industrial unrest, and murder while trying to keep the secrets of his past from resurfacing
Raif Jarrett is settling into his role as the Duke of Penrith's agent in the town of Woolbridge in Durham. As the Easter fairs come to town, markets where everything from ribbons to cattle is traded, the town readies itself for upheaval. The local mills are bringing in machinery, which will increase production, but jobs will be lost. As a group of radicals protest the plight of the workers and one of the judges brings in the military as a precaution, it seems the town of Woolbridge is headed for trouble. When Raif's young cousin comes to stay and gets involved, Raif will be forced to act to keep his family safe and his town intact. Soon enough a salesman lies dead in his bed and a radical is brutally murdered out on the hillsides. All the while, the lovely Henrietta Lonsdale continues to capture Raif's imagination, but a visit from an old flame is sure to ruffle the lady's feathers.


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& Taylor

Raif Jarrett, an agent for the Duke of Penrith, investigates several murders in Woolbridge, England, during an Easter fair as some residents start to fear that the machinery being installed into local mills will lead to huge job losses.

Publisher: London : Quercus, c2010
ISBN: 9781849162333
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY JEN
Characteristics: 391 p. ;,20 cm.

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