The Devil in Velvet

The Devil in Velvet

by John Dickson Carr

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 11/11/2014

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To solve a centuries-old crime, a man makes a deal with the devil: "The fantasy, the murder and the historical action are . . . all wonderful" (San Francisco Chronicle).

An aging scholar of Restoration history, Nicholas Fenton has long dreamed of traveling into the past. He has a date in mind--May 10, 1675--as well as a purpose: to solve the murder case of the woman he loves, his rakehell ancestor's lovely wife. Obsessed with delivering her from danger, he turns to an unlikely accomplice: the devil.

After striking a bargain with the prince of darkness, Fenton awakens in the seventeenth century in the much-younger body of dashing Sir Nick Fenton. In an era when gentlemen died by the blade, Fenton is handy with a rapier, and his knowledge of local history gives him a leg up on the swashbucklers who would have his hide. But while his sword may help him rescue his beloved, it will take more than that to save his soul. Even in 1675, the devil is in the details.

ISBN:
9781497670808
9781497670808
Category:
Historical mysteries
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
11-11-2014
Language:
English
Publisher:
Open Road Integrated Media, Inc.
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
203.2x133.35mm

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