Ha'penny by Jo Walton
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The brilliant but politically compromised Inspector Carmichael of Scotland Yard is assigned the case. What he finds leads him to a conspiracy of peers and communists, of staunch King-and- Country patriots and hardened IRA gunmen, to murder Britains Prime Minister and his new ally, Adolf Hitler.
"Walton masterfully illustrates how fear can overwhelm common sense, while leaving hope for a resurgence of popular bravery and an end to dictatorial rule." - PW.
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Jo Walton Author Biography
Jo Walton won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer on publication of her debut novel The King's Peace. Her novel, Tooth and Claw, won the World Fantasy Award, and Farthing was a finalist for the Nebula Award. In addition to writing speculative fiction, she has also designed role-playing games and published poetry. Her song "The Lurkers Support Me In Email" has been quoted innumerable times in online discussions all over the world, frequently without attribution. A native of Wales, she lives in Montreal.
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