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A royal pain

Author: Rhys Bowen
Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Queen of England has concocted a plan in which Lady Georgie is to entertain a Bavarian princess and conveniently place her in the playboy Prince's path, in the hopes that he might finally marry. But queens never take money into account. Georgie has very little, which is why she moonlights as a maid-in-disguise. She must draw up plans: clean house to make it look like a palace; have Granddad and her neighbor  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Humorous fiction
Fiction
History
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rhys Bowen
ISBN: 9780425221631 0425221636 9780425228722 042522872X
OCLC Number: 213133435
Notes: Series numeration from www.goodreads.com.
"A royal spyness mystery."
Description: 307 pages ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Rhys Bowen.

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The Queen of England has concocted a plan in which Lady Georgie is to entertain a Bavarian princess and conveniently place her in the playboy Prince's path, in the hopes that he might finally marry. But queens never take money into account. Georgie has very little, which is why she moonlights as a maid-in-disguise. She must draw up plans: clean house to make it look like a palace; have Granddad and her neighbor pretend to be the domestic staff; un-teach Princess Hanni the English she's culled from American gangster movies; cure said Princess of her embarrassing shoplifting habit; and keep an eye on her at parties. Then there's the worrying matter of the body in the bookshop and Hanni's unwitting involvement with the Communist Party.

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Praise for the Royal Spyness Mysteries "Wonderful characters...A delight."-#1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris "An insightful blend of old-fashioned whodunnit, clever satire Read more...

 
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