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The firebird's feather

The firebird's feather

Eccles, Marjorie, author; Freeman, Penelope, narrator

London, May, 1911. The new king, George V, is preparing for his coronation. The suffragettes are campaigning for women to get the vote. The East End seethes with unrest. And 18-year-old Kitty Challoner is looking forward to 'coming out' in London society. But Kitty's secure, sheltered world is about to be torn apart. Lydia Challoner is shot dead while out riding in Hyde Park, and during the ensuing murder investigation Kitty discovers that there was so much she didn't know about her mother. Was Lydia really the killer's intended target? Is there a link to her Russian heritage?

CD, CD, Audiobook. English. Audiobooks. Detective and mystery stories. Crime.
Unabridged edition.
Published Oxford: Soundings Audio Books, 2016
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Statement of responsibility: Marjorie Eccles
ISBN: 1407959468, 9781407959467
Performers: Read by Penelope Freeman.
Physical Description: 9 CDs (9 hr.) : digital, stereo
Subject: Murder Investigation Fiction.; Aristocracy (Social class) Fiction.; Family secrets Fiction.; Great Britain History George V, 1910-1936 Fiction.; Russia History 1904-1914 Fiction.

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London, May, 1911. The new king, George V, is preparing for his coronation. The suffragettes are campaigning for women to get the vote. The East End seethes with unrest. And 18-year-old Kitty Challoner is looking forward to 'coming out' in London society. But Kitty's secure, sheltered world is about to be torn apart. Lydia Challoner is shot dead while out riding in Hyde Park, and during the ensuing murder investigation Kitty discovers that there was so much she didn't know about her mother. Was Lydia really the killer's intended target? Why had she been behaving so strangely in recent weeks? As Kitty determines to uncover the truth, she learns that the household in which she lives harbours a number of dangerous secrets.