Dark fire

by Sansom, C. J.

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From the bestselling author of Winter in Madrid and Dominion comes a second riveting sixteenth-century thriller featuring hunchback lawyer Matthew Shardlake In 1540, during the reign of Henry VIII, Shardlake is asked to help a young girl accused of murder. She refuses to speak in her defense even when threatened with torture. But just when the case seems lost, Thomas Cromwell, the king's feared vicar general, offers Shardlake two more weeks to prove his client's innocence. In exchange, Shardlake must find a lost cache of "Dark Fire," a legendary weapon of mass destruction. What ensues is a page-turning adventure, filled with period detail and history. "Atmospheric and engaging" (Margaret George), this second book in Matthew Shardlake Tudor Mystery series delves again into the dark and superstitious world of Cromwell's England introduced in Dissolution.
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Series Matthew Shardlake mystery
#1 - Dissolution
#2 - Dark fire
#3 - Sovereign
#4 - Revelation
#5 - Heartstone
#6 - Lamentation
#7 - Tombland
Subjects Cromwell, Thomas, Earl of Essex, 1485?-1540 Fiction
Attorney and client Fiction
Trials (Murder) Fiction
Historical fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Legal stories
Historical Fiction
Great Britain History Henry VIII, 1509-1547 Fiction.
Electronic books.
Historical fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Legal stories.
Henry VIII, 1509-1547
Publisher New York :Penguin Publishing Group2005
Contributors OverDrive, Inc.
Language English
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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ISBN 9781101042571
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