1312. The shadows around the English Crown grow ever darker in the twenty-first instalment of the much-loved Hugh Corbett series by Paul Doherty. An enthralling medieval mystery not to be missed by fans of C. J. Sansom, E. M. Powell and Bernard Cornwell.Hugh Corbett returns in the twenty-first gripping mystery in Paul Doherty's ever-popular series. If you love the historical mysteries of C. J. Sansom, E. M. Powell and Bernard Cornwell you will love this.
His fascination for history comes off the page - Daily Express
Deliciously suspenseful, gorgeously written and atmospheric - Historical Novels Review
Supremely evocative, scrupulously researched - Publishers Weekly
An opulent banquet to satisfy the most murderous appetite - Northern Echo
Paul Doherty has a lively sense of history...evocative and lyrical descriptions - New Statesman
Teems with colour, energy and spills - Time Out
The Hugh Corbett series . . . continues its magnificent vein of form. Massively recommended - Classic Mystery blog