Low Treason

Low Treason The wealthy jeweler to the nobility plots to betray the crown to Spain Matthew Stock s young relation Thomas leaves home to apprentice himself to Castell a jeweler in London Then he disappears Cast

  • Title: Low Treason
  • Author: Leonard Tourney
  • ISBN: 9780345343680
  • Page: 415
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • The wealthy jeweler to the nobility plots to betray the crown to Spain.Matthew Stock s young relation, Thomas, leaves home to apprentice himself to Castell, a jeweler in London Then he disappears Castell writes to say Thomas has gone to sea, but Stock decides he must investigate such a move is unlike the boy, indeed While Stock is away, Thomas returns and tells MatthewThe wealthy jeweler to the nobility plots to betray the crown to Spain.Matthew Stock s young relation, Thomas, leaves home to apprentice himself to Castell, a jeweler in London Then he disappears Castell writes to say Thomas has gone to sea, but Stock decides he must investigate such a move is unlike the boy, indeed While Stock is away, Thomas returns and tells Matthew s wife Joan how the jeweler is trying to have him killed He has discovered that Castell is blackmailing high ranking members of Elizabeth s court Joan must rush to London to warn her husband For Matthew has no idea of the danger he is in, asking the ruthless Castell about Thomas

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    About " Leonard Tourney "

  • Leonard Tourney

    Leonard Tourney came to BYU in 2006 after teaching at Western Illinois University, the University of Tulsa, and the University of California at Santa Barbara A specialist in composition pedagogy and creative writing, Professor Tourney has authored scholarly articles in l7th century British literature, a critical biography of Joseph Hall, short fiction, and nine historical novels, the most recent a fictional memoir of William Shakespeare.

  • 708 Comments

  • From my original reading journal:While this wasn't a bad way to kill a day, this book had a lot of faults and I don't think that I've found a new series to add to my collection. This was not a who-dunit, but a question of proving guilt. The character portrayals were good, although somewhat caricatured; the plot was somewhat melodramatic. What bothered me the most, however, was the overdoing of the setting. The story takes place near the end of Queen Elizabeth's reign, and every barbic practice, [...]


  • The protagonist was too much "the common man" clichĂ© for my personal interest. Also, it seems the author was purposely dumbing him down to remain so. Given a proper chance Mr. Stock, protagonist, might have been more interesting.


  • Always like his little mysteries. This is one of the earlier ones about Matthew and Joan Stock. Gotta get more of these !! Thanks, Barts Books in Ojai !


  • Quick reading but no shortage of a good story; in fact, as I got closer to the end, I grew concerned for the main characters even though I knew they would survive and succeed in their trials and tribulations.That's an example of how well Leonard Tourney has written this book that starts with a young man trying to get home. When he doesn't arrive, and no further word is heard, his brother comes to Matthew Stock and Stock travels to London to try and solve the disappearance, or at least find the [...]


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