Freelance Sword Jockey Eddie LaCrosse is in the wrong place at the wrong time while conducting a undercover investigation on the island kingdom of Grand Bruan. When a poisoned apple kills a member of the Queens personal guard, Eddie becomes the prime suspect in the murder. He must do do some fast talking to keep his head attached to his shoulders. Trying to clear his name and find the real killer, Eddie becomes embroiled in a nasty political scandal. Someone is trying to ruin Queen Jennifer, and they don't care who they kill on the way.
- Paperback | 336 pages
- 139.7 x 208.28 x 30.48mm | 317.51g
- 21 Apr 2011
- Tor Books
- New York, United States
"[Burn Me Deadly] gives every evidence that Bledsoe's combination of sword and sorcery with hard-boiled detection will have a long and successful run. . . . Bledsoe effortlessly draws readers into his created world and manages to stay true to both fantasy and mystery traditions." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)"A compelling story with fascinating characters--who are so witty and whose attitude is so wry that I laughed and cared." --Orson Scott Card on The Sword-Edged Blonde"Both stylish and self-assured: Raymond Chandler meets Raymond E. Feist." --Publishers Weekly (starred review) on The Sword-Edged Blonde
About Alex Bledsoe
ALEX BLEDSOE is the author of two previous Eddie LaCrosse novels, The Sword-Edged Blonde and Burn Me Deadly.