'An enthralling adventure story, honest and powerful.
The Wars of the Roses are imagined here with energy, with ferocity, with hunger to engage the reader.' Hilary Mantel 1469: Although the Yorkist King Edward sits on his throne in Westminster, within his family there is discord as his former ally, the Earl of Warwick, continues to conspire against him. And while to one another's faces they are all smiles, their household men speak in lies and whispers.
No man comes to court unarmed. As riot and rebellion stalk the land, so too do rumours of a secret, which, if proved true, will have devastating effects on the kingdom.
Once again Thomas and Katherine Everingham are drawn into the fray by ruthless enemies and by past lives that refuse to be forgotten... 'Mesmerising' The Times'Consistently enthralling' Daily Telegraph'Exhilarating'' Daily Express'Wonderfully accurate' Daily Mail'Rich, exciting, seamless and convincing' Hilary Mantel