The third Matthew Shardlake Tudor Mystery by C. J. Sansom, the bestselling author of Winter in Madridand Dominion
C. J . Sansom has garnered a wider audience and increased critical praise with each new novel published. His first book in the Matthew Shardlake series,Dissolution, was selected by P. D. James inThe Wall Street Journalas one of her top five all-time favorite books. NowinSovereign, Shardlake faces the most terrifying threat in the age of Tudor England: imprisonment int he Tower of London.
Shardlake and his loyal assistant, Jack Barak, find themselves embroiled in royal intrigue when a plot against King Henry VIII is uncovered in York and a dangerous conspirator they've been charged with transporting to London is connected to the death of a local glazer.