Seven For A Secret

Author(s): Mary Reed, Eric Mayer
Original Publish Date: Nov 30, 2011
Product Number: EB00009490
Released: Jul 02, 2013
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ISBN: #9781615951734
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
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Lord Chamberlain John spends his days counseling Emperor Justinian and passes the small hours of night in conversation with the solemn-eyed little girl depicted in a mosaic on his study wall. He never expected to meet her in a public square or afterwards find her red-dyed corpse in a subterranean cistern. Had the mysterious woman truly been the model for the mosaic years before as she claimed? Why had she sought John out? Who wanted her dead - and why? The answers seem to lie among the denizens of the smoky streets of the quarter of Constantinople known as the Copper Market, where artisans, beggars, prostitutes, pillar saints, and exiled aristocrats struggle to survive within sight of the Great Palace. In his investigations, John encounters a faded actress, a patriotic sausage maker, a sundial maker who fears the sun, a religious visionary, a man who lives in a treasure trove, and a beggar who owes his life to a cartload of melons. But before long he suspects he is attempting to unravel not just a murder but a plot against the empire....

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Author(s): Mary Reed, Eric Mayer
Narrator(s): James Adams
Product Number Z100098693
Released: Jun 16, 2015
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ISBN: #9781481582933