The clever plotting and brilliantly evoked world of Heartstone-the fifth Matthew Shardlake mystery from bestselling author C. J. Sansom-will dazzle both mystery fans and Tudor history buffs.Summer 1545. A massive French armada is threatening England, and Henry VIII has plunged the country... show more
The clever plotting and brilliantly evoked world of Heartstone-the fifth Matthew Shardlake mystery from bestselling author C. J. Sansom-will dazzle both mystery fans and Tudor history buffs.Summer 1545. A massive French armada is threatening England, and Henry VIII has plunged the country into economic crisis to finance the war. Meanwhile, an old servant of Queen Catherine Parr has asked Matthew Shardlake to investigate claims of "monstrous" wrongs committed against a young ward of the court. As the French fleet approaches, Shardlake's inquiries reunite him with an old friend-and an old enemy close to the throne.
Publish date: December 21st 2011
Pages no: 640
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Mystery
, Mystery Thriller
, 16th Century
Series: Matthew Shardlake (#5)
I don't consider myself much of a fangirl. I never joined Team Edward or Team Peeta. Never even swooned at the thought of Mr. Darcy. But you can sign me up for Team Matthew.In the fifth installment of Sansom's Matthew Shardlake mysteries our unlikely heroes are out to find justice and rescue the dow...
I really struggled with the idea of finishing this book. There's no more Matthew Shardlake until some time in 2015. Ugh. I really didn't want to finish but I had to finish. Worst problem ever. This was far and above the best Shardlake novel (so far). I can only hope some of the characters introduced...
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Heartstone is the latest novel in the Matthew Shardlake series from C.J. Sansom. I have read and loved each of the books in this series and look forward to more mysteries set in King Henry VIII's England from this author. If you like historical fiction and a good mystery these Matthew Shardlake nove...
The authorChristopher John "C.J." Sansom is a British writer of crime novels. He was born in 1952 in Edinburgh, Scotland, and was educated at the University of Birmingham, where he took a BA and then a PhD in history. For more information visit http://cjsansombooks.comThe reviewHeartstone was a boo...
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