The intelligencer

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Publisher:
Atria Books,
Pub. Date:
2004.
Edition:
1st Atria Books hardcover ed.
Language:
English
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On May 30, 1593, London's most popular playwright was stabbed to death. The royal coroner ruled that Christopher Marlowe was killed in self-defense, but historians have long suspected otherwise, given his role as an "intelligencer" in the queen's secret service. In sixteenth-century London, Marlowe embarks on his final intelligence assignment, hoping to find his missing muse, as well as the culprits behind a high-stakes smuggling scheme. In present-day New York, grad student turned private eye Kate Morgan is called in on an urgent matter. One of her firm's top clients, a London-based financier, has chanced upon a mysterious manuscript that had been buried for centuries -- one that someone, somewhere is desperate to steal. What secret lurks in those yellowed, ciphered pages? And how, so many years later, could it drive someone to kill? As Kate sets off for England, she receives a second assignment. An enigmatic art dealer has made an eleven-million-dollar purchase from an Iranian intelligence officer. Is it a black-market antiquities deal, or something far more sinister? Like Marlowe, Kate moonlights as a spy -- her P.I. firm doubles as an off-the-books U.S. intelligence unit -- and she is soon caught like a pawn in a deadly international game. As The Intelligencer's interlocking narratives race toward a stunning collision, and Kate closes in on the truth behind Marlowe's sudden death, it becomes clear that she may have sealed a similar fate for herself. Propelling us from the shadows of the sixteenth-century underworld to the glitter of Queen Elizabeth's court, from the dark corridors of a clandestine American op-center to the cliffs of Capri, The Intelligencer is at once a murder mystery, a tale of poetic inspiration, and a richly detailed foray into parallel worlds of espionage and political intrigue separated by centuries.
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9780743432924
9780743539302
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subject_facetDetective and mystery fiction
Historical fiction
Marlowe, Christopher, -- 1564-1593. -- Fiction
Mystery fiction
New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction
Renaissance -- England -- London -- Fiction
United Kingdom -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603 -- Fiction
Women private investigators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction
title_displayThe intelligencer
title_fullThe intelligencer / Leslie Silbert
The intelligencer [electronic resource] / Leslie Silbert
title_shortThe intelligencer
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Marlowe, Christopher
Renaissance
Women private investigators