Her Highness' First Murder


      Her Highness' First Murder
Set in 1546, Herring s captivating debut depicts the future Elizabeth I as a keen and shrewd detective A killer is stalking London, beheading young women and dressing their bodies in nuns clothes When one of the princess s own ladies becomes a victim, the 12 year old Elizabeth, daughter of the now failing Henry VIII, joins with her friends Simon Maldon, a physician s son, and Hugh Bellows, the captain of the king s Welsh Guard, in the hunt for the murderer, though they re careful to keep Elizabeth s involvement a secret from her father Filled with colorful and believable characters from all classes of society, the story moves swiftly to its dramatic conclusion Fans of historical mysteries will look forward eagerly to the next in the series Jan. Free Download Her Highness' First Murder [ by ] Peg Herring [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – tbjewellers.co.uk

Peg is author of the award winning DEAD DETECTIVE AGENCY EPIC s Best Mystery of 2012 and the rest of the Dead Detective Mysteries If you like a fanciful look at what the Afterlife might be like for a tough P.I., you ll enjoy meeting Seamus.She also writes the Loser Mysteries, starting with KILLING SILENCE, published by LL Publications What would it be like to live on the streets What might drive you there Peg s third series is the critically acclaimed Simon Elizabeth Tudor Mysteries for Five Star Publishing Over Elizabeth s lifetime, she joins with clever commoner Simon to solve several murders.When not writing, Peg loves to travel anywhere, anytime.

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  • Hardcover
  • 345 pages
  • Her Highness' First Murder
  • Peg Herring
  • English
  • 01 February 2019
  • 1594148422

10 thoughts on “ Her Highness' First Murder

  1. says:

    First AdventureFor a First Adventure, this is an excellent attempt Young Simon, son of a doctor who was once assigned to Henry VIII, is unhappy with his life as assistant to his father But, through a lucky accident in which one of Princess Elizabeth s maids breaks a leg, he meets the young princess and impresses her with his logical and forthright thinking.When several women are found murdered and their heads missing, King Henry wants the crime solved, but the details kept quiet so as not to First AdventureFor a First Adventure, this is an excellent attempt Young Simon, son of a doctor who was once assigned to Henry VIII, is unhappy with his life as assistant to his father But, through a lucky accident in which one of Princess Elizabeth s maids breaks a le...

  2. says:

    1546 When one of her maid is killed presumably by the same person who has killed before, 13 year old Princess Elizabeth decides she wants to investigate With the help of the physician s son Simon Maldon and Captain of the Guards Hugh Bellows, they question all who they can, including the s...

  3. says:

    This was a nice light read It had few areas that were a bit slow and a few historical errors I feel what irritated me at times was the reminders that these were children solving this crime The character development was complete and there ...

  4. says:

    I don t normally like mystery series where the protagonist is a well known real life person, but I thought this one worked pretty well, and made me curious about the everyday life of the young Princess Elizabeth though I m not crazy about the title However, ...

  5. says:

    A Simon Elizabeth Mystery Book One.Setting Hampstead Castle, LondonTime 1546Main characters Elizabeth Tudor daughter of Henry VIII, future Elizabeth I, Queen of England age 13 Simon Malden, son of the court physician at Hampstead Castle, age 14 Hugh Bellows, captain of the Welsh Guard.First paragraph, Chapter One Simon heard the cries as they climbed the steep hill to the castl...

  6. says:

    This was a wonderful read and I loved the blend of real with fictional characters in an exciting time of history.The story takes place near the end of Henry VIII s life when his daughter, Elizabeth is a 13 year old segregated from her siblings and her father in her own small castle residence One of Elizabeth s attendants takes an i...

  7. says:

    Jacob Maldon, the village doctor, is summoned to Hampstead Castle when one of the women of the castle had fallen from a horse and injured herself Jacob took his son Simon along to assist him Simon is young but crippled in one arm Simons visit to Hampstead Castle is the first of many visits to follow Hampstead Castle is the home of Princess Elizabeth, daughter of Henry VIII and Ann Boleyn Elizabeths mother was executed when Elizabeth was a child Although now only aged fourteen, Elizabeth is Jacob Maldon, the village doctor, is summoned to Hampstead Castle when one of the women of the castle had fallen from a horse and injured herself Jacob took his son Simon along to assist him Simon is young but crippled in one arm Simon s visit to Hampstead Castle is the first of many visits to follow Hampstead Castle is the home of Princess Elizabeth, daughter of Henry VIII and Ann Boleyn Elizabeth s mother was executed when Elizabeth was a child Although now only aged fourteen, Elizabeth is wise beyond her years She is attracted to Simon and asks that Simon be allowed to come to the Hampstead in the afternoons and practice Greek and Latin with her.Simon agrees but it isn t long before Simon and Elizabeth are involved in a dark mystery that could bring danger to both of them As Simon approaches the castle one day, he finds the body of one of Elizabeth s ladies in waiting The woman has been beheaded When Elizabeth finds out ...

  8. says:

    Elizabeth is about 13 or 14 and her father is alive but ailing When one of her ladies falls from a horse, the former doctor to the king comes with is son to set the leg Simon starts to study with the princess after she takes a liking to him When one of her other ladies is found murdered and beheaded in the garden, the princess, Simon and one of her father s guardsmen investigate quietly It was not the first murder and the beheading is a bit suspicious and volatile given Henry s history So Elizabeth is about 13 or 14 and her father is alive but ailing When one of her ladies falls from a horse, the former doctor to the king comes with is son to set the leg Simon starts to study with the princess after she takes a liking to him When one of her other ladies is found murdered and beheaded in the garden, the princess, Simon and one of her father s guardsmen investigate quietly It was ...

  9. says:

    Drawn as I am to anything having to do with Queen Elizabeth the first, I was predictably pulled to this historical mystery, which features the young Elizabeth as a sleuth in partner with Simon Maldon, the 15 year old son of a physician and Hugh Bellows, a captain of the kings guard The characters are rich and well developed and well motivated Both the young princess and Simon feel truly valuable for the first time in their lives as they try to track down a lunatic who has been murdering Drawn as I am to anything having to do with Queen Elizabeth the first, I was predictably pulled to this historical mystery, which features the young Elizabeth as a sleuth in partner with Simon Maldon, the 15 year old son of a physician and Hugh Bellows, a captain of the kings guard The characters are rich and well developed and well motivated Both the young princess and Simon feel truly valuable for the first time in their lives as they try to track down a lunatic wh...

  10. says:

    Pretty good plotting and character development, and the author appears to have done a lot of research on the minutiae of the period, but for me the story was really hurt by a couple of glaring historical errors that completely brought me out of it 1 a reference to Henry VIII s illegitimate son, who had been dead for ten years in 1546, as a possible successor2 a reference to treading the boards at the Globe, which wouldn t be built for over fifty years.Either of these could have been easily Pretty good plotting and character development, and the author appears to have done a lot of research on the minutiae of the period, but for me the story was really hurt by a couple of glaring historical errors that completely brought me out of it 1 a reference to Henry VIII s illegitimate son, who had been dead for ten years in 1546, as a possible successor2 a reference to treading the boards at the Globe, which wouldn t be built for over fifty years.Either of th...

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