By C. W. Gortner
The period of the Tudors used to be one in every of possibility, intrigue, conspiracy, and, chiefly, spies.
Summer 1553: A time of hazard and deceit. Brendan Prescott, an orphan, is reared within the loved ones of the strong Dudley family members. delivered to courtroom, Prescott reveals himself despatched on a bootleg challenge to the king's exceptional yet enigmatic sister, Princess Elizabeth. yet Brendan is quickly pressured to paintings as a double agent via Elizabeth's protector, William Cecil, who delivers in trade to assist him get to the bottom of the key of his personal mysterious earlier.
A darkish plot swirls round Elizabeth's quest to solve the reality in regards to the ominous disappearance of her heavily in poor health brother, King Edward VI. With just a daring reliable boy and an audacious lady-in-waiting at his part, Brendan plunges right into a ruthless gambit of half-truths, lies, and homicide. choked with the intrigue and pageantry of Tudor England, C. W. Gortner's The Tudor mystery is the 1st e-book within the Elizabeth I Spymaster Chronicles.
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