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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Title: Heartstone
Author: C. J. Sansom
Publication Date: January 20, 2011 (US)
Synopsis from Penguin:
Summer, 1545. England is at war, and Matthew Shardlake is about to encounter the most politically dangerous case of his career. While a massive French fleet prepares to attack, every able-bodied man is being pressed into military service. Meanwhile, an old servant of Queen Catherine Parr asks Shardlake to investigate claims of "monstrous wrongs" committed against a young ward of the court. Shardlake's inquiries take him and his loyal assistant, Jack Barak, to Hoyland Priory and Portsmouth, where the English fleet is gathering. There they uncover a startling link between the ward and a woman incarcerated in Bedlam. With a fantastic backdrop of wartime intrigue and a dramatic finale onboard one of Henry VIII's great warships, Heartstone is certain to catapult this internationally bestselling series to greater prominence.
My husband and I really enjoy this historical mystery series featuring dour hunchback lawyer Matthew Shardlake, so we're excited to see a new one coming out!

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5 comments:

  1. Great pick. This sounds very interesting! My WoW is at Coffee Table Press

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  2. This is the second new to me series I've found today. Thanks for the great pick!

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  3. This looks quite interesting!
    I love historical fiction, but have not really read historical-mystery...I want to check this series out, thanks :)

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  4. here's mine http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2011/01/waiting-on-wednesday_12.html

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  5. This does look like an awesome series...great synopsis and cover!

    Thanks for sharing.

    Here's mine:

    (click on my name)

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