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By C. J. Sansom
From the bestselling writer of wintry weather in Madrid and Dominion comes a moment riveting sixteenth-century mystery that includes hunchback attorney Matthew Shardlake
In 1540, throughout the reign of Henry VIII, Shardlake is requested to assist a tender woman accused of homicide. She refuses to talk in her protection even if threatened with torture. yet simply whilst the case turns out misplaced, Thomas Cromwell, the king's feared vicar normal, deals Shardlake extra weeks to end up his client's innocence. In trade, Shardlake needs to discover a misplaced cache of "Dark Fire," a mythical weapon of mass destruction. What ensues is a page-turning experience, jam-packed with interval aspect and history.
"Atmospheric and engaging" (Margaret George), this moment publication in Matthew Shardlake Tudor secret sequence delves back into the darkish and superstitious global of Cromwell's England brought in Dissolution.
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Dark Fire by C. J. Sansom