Legacy of Blood

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Quercus Publishing, Jan 1, 2012 - Fiction - 512 pages
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London, 1732. William Hogarth made a terrible error of judgment. He painted the Prince of Wales leaving a prostitute's bed. A pregnant prostitute. And now she's been killed. Hogarth has been warned. The only thing the girl's killers don't know is her child had been born - and Hogarth saw to it that he survived... This powerful secret - and the painting that proves it - has been protected by Sir Oliver Peters' family for centuries, for Queen and country. But now it's been stolen - on his watch. He heard the rumour about where it was, but he's not the only one, and as the others are brutally murdered in quick succession, Peters is in a deadly race against time - and some very dangerous people - to find it before it's too late. A legacy never means more than when it's written in blood...

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About the author (2012)

Alex Connor wrote The Rembrandt Secret, which was published in January 2011, and, writing as Alexandra Connor, she has written a number of historical sagas. She is a motivational speaker and is regularly featured on television and BBC radio. She is also an artist, commissioned by the RSC among many others. She lives in Brighton.

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