Sovereign (Matthew Shardlake Mysteries)
C. J. Sansom
The 3rd Matthew Shardlake Tudor secret by way of C. J. Sansom, the bestselling writer of Winter in Madrid and Dominion
C. J . Sansom has garnered a much wider viewers and elevated serious compliment with each one new novel released. His first publication within the Matthew Shardlake series, Dissolution, used to be chosen via P. D. James in The Wall highway Journal as one in all her most sensible 5 all-time favourite books. Now in Sovereign, Shardlake faces the main terrifying hazard within the age of Tudor England: imprisonment int he Tower of London.
Shardlake and his unswerving assistant, Jack Barak, locate themselves embroiled in royal intrigue whilst a plot opposed to King Henry VIII is exposed in York and a deadly conspirator they have been charged with transporting to London is attached to the loss of life of a neighborhood glazer.
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