A Royal Pain

A Royal Pain

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Lady Georgiana finds herself in a heap of royal trouble in the second novel in the New York Times bestselling Royal Spyness Mystery series. London, 1932. Poor Lady Georgiana--thirty-fourth in line to the throne--has nothing to serve her Bavarian princess houseguest, even though the Queen of England has requested that she entertain her. Then there's the matter of the body in the bookshop and the princess's unwitting involvement with the Communist party. It's enough to drive a girl mad...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 307 pages
  • 104 x 170 x 25mm | 159g
  • Penguin USA
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 042522872X
  • 9780425228722
  • 70,971

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Praise for the Royal Spyness Mysteries

"Wonderful characters...A delight."-#1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris

"An insightful blend of old-fashioned whodunnit, clever satire and drawing room comedy of errors."-New York Times bestselling author Jacqueline Winspear

"Brilliant...This is so much more than a murder mystery. It's part love story, part social commentary, part fun and part downright terrifying. And completely riveting."-#1 New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny

"The perfect fix between seasons for Downton Abbey addicts."-New York Times bestselling author Deborah Crombie

"Fans of P.G. Wodehouse looking for laughs mingled with some amateur sleuthing will be quite pleased."-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Georgie's high spirits and the author's frothy prose are utterly captivating."-The Denver Post

"A smashing romp."-Booklist (starred review)
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Review quote

Praise for the Royal Spyness Mysteries "Wonderful characters...A delight."--#1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris

"An insightful blend of old-fashioned whodunnit, clever satire and drawing room comedy of errors."--New York Times bestselling author Jacqueline Winspear

"Brilliant...This is so much more than a murder mystery. It's part love story, part social commentary, part fun and part downright terrifying. And completely riveting."--#1 New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny

"The perfect fix between seasons for Downton Abbey addicts."--New York Times bestselling author Deborah Crombie

"Fans of P.G. Wodehouse looking for laughs mingled with some amateur sleuthing will be quite pleased."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Georgie's high spirits and the author's frothy prose are utterly captivating."--The Denver Post

"A smashing romp."--Booklist (starred review)
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About Rhys Bowen

Rhys Bowen, a New York Times bestselling author, has been nominated for every major award in mystery writing, including the Edgar(R), and has won many, including both the Agatha and Anthony awards. She is the author of the Royal Spyness Mysteries, set in 1930s London, the Molly Murphy Mysteries, set in turn-of-the-century New York, and the Constable Evans Mysteries, set in Wales. She was born in England and now divides her time between Northern California and Arizona.
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Rating details

12,615 ratings
3.86 out of 5 stars
5 24% (2,979)
4 43% (5,453)
3 29% (3,689)
2 3% (429)
1 1% (65)
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