Thursday, 7 February 2013

'The Tudor Conspiracy' by Christopher Gortner

Release date: 18th July 2013
Published by: Hodder and Stoughton
ISBN No: 978 1444720853
Bristling with treachery, death and intrigue, 'The Tudor Conspiracy' is as fast-paced and thrilling as 'The Tudor Secret', its predecessor in the 'Elizabeth's Spymaster' series.

1553: Harsh winter falls across the realm. Mary Tudor has become queen and her enemies are imprisoned in the Tower, but rumours of a plot to depose her swirl around the one person many consider to be England's heir and only hope-- her half-sister, Princess Elizabeth.

Brendan Prescott's foe and mentor, the spymaster Cecil, brings news that sends Brendan back to London on a dangerous mission. Intent upon trying to save Elizabeth, he soon finds himself working as a double-agent for Mary herself.

Plunged into a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with a shadowy opponent who hides a terrifying secret, Brendan races against time to retrieve a cache of the princess's private letters, even as he begins to realize that in this dark world of betrayal and deceit - where power is supreme and sister can turn against sister - nobody can be trusted.
Copyright: Amazon Synopsis  

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