By C. J. Sansom
The epic 5th novel within the Matthew Shardlake Tudor secret sequence by way of the bestselling writer of Winter in Madrid and Dominion
Summer 1545. an immense French armada is threatening England, and Henry VIII has plunged the rustic into fiscal obstacle to finance the struggle. in the meantime, an outdated servant of Queen Catherine Parr has requested Matthew Shardlake to enquire claims of "monstrous" wrongs devoted opposed to a tender ward of the courtroom. because the French fleet techniques, Shardlake's inquiries reunite him with an outdated friend-and an outdated enemy as regards to the throne.
This fast paced 5th installment in C. J. Sansom's "richly pleasing and reassuringly scholarly sequence" (Marilyn Stasio, The ny occasions booklet Review) will enchant enthusiasts of Wolf Hall, Bring Up the Bodies, and The different Boleyn Girl.