THE RIVAL QUEENS: A Novel of Artifice, Gunpowder and Murder in Eighteenth-Century London.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: William H. Morrow, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second novel set in 1700 Restoration London and featuring the "intrepid and destitute heroines the Countess Ashby de la Zouche and her maidservant Alpiew - a fabulous romp through London's darker and seamier side, with a charged historical mystery that is as darkly funny as it is gripping and entertaining. An unforgettable story of murder and mayhem, The Rival Queens is a wonderfully complex and revealing portrait of London at the dawn of the eighteenth century." SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 340 pp. ISBN: 0-688176844.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.