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No More Dying (Lord Edward Corinth & Verity Browne #9)

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Praise for David Roberts:

“This is first-rate fun, informed by telling period detail.”—Publishers Weekly

“I recommend this one heartily for history-mystery devotees.”—Booklist

February, 1939. Lord Edward Corinth and Verity Browne are invited to Clivenden in Buckinghamshire, renowned as the headquarters for those prepared to go to any lengths to avert war. Murder stalks the
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Hardcover, 288 pages
Published February 1st 2009 by Soho Constable (first published October 30th 2008)
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Kirsten
Apr 07, 2015 Kirsten rated it really liked it
On the eve of the invasion of Czechoslovakia, Lord Edward is tasked with protecting Ambassador Kennedy. He is at potential odds with his fiancee as David Griffiths-Jones tells Verity to do some spying on behalf of the Communist Party. Bodies start turning up as they often do for this pair. Everyone has secrets to hide about their sexuality, their loyalties and their enemies.

If you believe the Kennedy family is an altruistic, America-first family, don't read this novel. Roberts does not hold back
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Susan
May 10, 2009 Susan rated it liked it
Lord Edward Corinth is asked to help identify the man who threatens Churchill's life. Rumors indicate that he is in some way connected to the American Embassy in London. At the same time, Edward's fiancee, journalist Verity Browne, is told by her Communist Party supervisors to make friends with Ambassador Joseph Kennedy. The couple meet boorish Joe, his ill-fated daughter Kathleen and son Joe Jr., and the charming Jack, around whom bodies start to accumulate. Verity gradually realizes that she w ...more
Jenna
Jul 28, 2010 Jenna rated it liked it
The more I read this series, the more closely I see parallels between Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane and Lord Edward Corinth and Miss Verity Browne...except the duke's wife is much nicer than Sayers' Helen Duchess of Denver
Mary G.
Jun 21, 2010 Mary G. rated it liked it
As always a very good mystery. They are very traditional and brings a sense of the golden age.
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Good choice for a vacation. Mystery set in the months leading up to the second world war.
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another great read loved it. so sad the next book is the last
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David Roberts was an editor at Chatto and Windus, editorial director at Weidenfeld & Nicolson and a partner of Michael O'Mara Books, before becoming a full-time writer in 2000.

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