The Royal Art of Poison

Fatal Cosmetics, Deadly Medicines and Murder Most Foul

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Duckworth
History , True Crime
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The story of poison is the story of power...

For centuries, royal families have feared the gut-roiling, vomit-inducing agony of a little something added to their food or wine by an enemy. To avoid...

Advance Praise

‘Agatha Christie’s spirit must be loving this poisonous new historical entertainment.’ The Spectator

‘Reads like juicy historical gossip, looking at the ways royals throughout history have been...

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