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Honourable Intentions

Gavin Lyall

Publisher: Agora Books

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Summary

This historical thriller set in 1914 brings the acclaimed British author’s “splendidly entertaining” Honour series to an explosive conclusion (The Guardian).   As Europe hurdles toward World War I, the French American anarchist Grover Langhorn is arrested in London. But before he can be extradited to face trial, he reveals a secret more threatening to the crown than any bomb: Langhorn is King Henry V’s illegitimate son—and heir to the throne.   Now Cpt. Matthew Ranklin and his partner Conall O’Gilroy of the newly formed British Secret Service are tasked with investigating Langhorn’s audacious—yet credible—claim. But in order to save the king from himself, they must delve into the unseemly secrets of his past. And soon they discover that closing this case will require opening a Pandora’s box of mayhem, murder, and international conspiracy.

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