Death at Blenheim Palace
Berkley, Feb 2005, 23.95, 312 pp.
King Henry II built Blenheim Palace for his mistress Rosamund to keep her far away from the jealousies of his wife Queen Eleanor. The present owner, the ninth Duke of Marlborough, married Consuelo Vanderbilt for her money so he can return his palace to its former glory. The pair shares an unhappy marriage though Consuelo does her best to run the palace.
Sleuth Lord Charles Sheldon and his wi... Death at Glamis Castle
Berkley, March 2003, 22.95, 352 pp.
Prince Albert Victor Christian Edward, Eddy to his friends, was in line to the throne of England after his father who later becomes King Edward VII. Eddy was an embarrassment to the family, drinking and carousing, going from one scandal to another. He married a Catholic commoner and was discovered in a gay brothel. The public and the Royal Family believed he would never be fit to rule and all... Death in Hyde Park
Berkley, Mar 2004, 23.95, 296 pp.
In 1902 on the same day that Edward is crowned as the king, anarchist Yuri Messenko dies when the bomb he carried exploded when he accidentally dropped his satchel setting off the explosive while he strolled through Hyde Park with a purposeful stride. All the king's men believe the deceased was coming to Buckingham Palace to kill the monarch, but the explosive detonated too soon when Yuri trippe...