The House at Bishopsgate by Katie Hickman

The House at Bishopsgate

Katie Hickman

London 1611 and wealthy merchant Paul Pindar returns from Syria with a fortune, several secrets and a diamond which may be cursed! Told by Paul, his wife, her best friend and his estranged servant, this is a sumptuously written novel of which Wilkie Collins would have been proud. Set wonderfully in its period, this is the third in a trilogy, but can certainly be read as a stand alone. I did and thoroughly enjoyed it.

Extract

Milady Sydenham. Who was she exactly? ...
... Annetta knew an enemy when she saw one. Milady Sydenham's lips had said one thing, but her eyes had said something quite other.

Parallels
  • The King's Evil by Andrew Taylor
  • Birdcage Walk by Helen Dunmore
  • The Three Musketeers by Alexander Dumas

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