Login to My Account

Bailey Cove Evening: The Italian Secretary

The Italian Secretary by Caleb Carr
Mycroft Holmes, an advisor to the ailing queen Victoria, summons his famous brother and Dr. Watson to Edinburgh to investigate the puzzling murders of two of the Queen's aides. Because the men had been working on the renovation of the royal palace of Holyrood, Sherlock recounts to Watson the story of David Rizzio, "the Italian secretary" who had been butchered by supporters of Queen Elizabeth in front of Mary, Queen of Scots, in Holyrood. Using the spectral history of the Italian secretary and making some pragmatic deductions, the duo close on the killers' deadly plot against the royal family. [check the catalog]

Book Club Info
Title: 
The Italian Secretary
Author: 
Caleb Carr
Jacket image: 
http://content.sirsi.com/uhtbin/getenrich/0786715480/COVER_GIF
Event Info
Date: 
Thursday, September 15, 2005 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Contact name: 
Age: