Sacred TreasonPaperback - 2012
"Vivid and dramatic."- The Guardian "Arresting."- Daily Telegraph Your God. Your Country. Your Kin. Who Do You Betray? 1563: Anyone could be a suspect; any Catholic could be accused of plotting against the throne. Clarenceux keeps his head down and his religion quiet. But when a friend desperately pleads with Clarenceux to hide a manuscript for him, he is drawn into a web of treachery and conspiracy he may never untangle. Is there no refuge if your faith is your enemy? Bestselling author Dr. Ian Mortimer, writing as James Forrester, has crafted a chilling, brilliant story that re-imagines how the explosive mix of faith and fear can tear a country apart. Sacred Treason tells a thrilling story of murder, betrayal, and loyalty-and the power of the written word. "An Elizabethan romp featuring a conspiracy, a secret manuscript, and whispers about Anne Boleyn."- Sunday Times
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, Inc., c2012.
Characteristics: 459 pages : map ; 21 cm