Artifice, Gunpowder and Murder in 18th Century London.
Sequel to 'Unnatural Fire'.
The sequel to Fidelis Morgan's hugely entertaining debut 'Unnatural Fire', again featuring the irrepressible Countess Ashby de la Zouche and her stupendously bosomed former maid, Alpiew, on the trail of murder and mayhem in early 18th Century London.
Once again Anastasia Ashby de la Zouche, Baronness Penge, Countess of Clapham, former mistress to Charles II, finds herself embroiled in the darker side of 18th Century London.
'The Rival Queens' is a tale of actresses, syphilis, juvenile delinquency, artifice, hot drinks and murder . . . not to mention the passions and the doings of Samuel Pepys.