Sharon Kay Penman is the author of eight critically acclaimed historical novels: The Sunne in Splendour, Here be Dragons, Falls the Shadow, The Reckoning, When Christ and his Saints Slept, Time and Chance, Devil's Brood and Lionheart.
'Energetic and adroitly plotted... Justin is so beguiling, and the
action so lively and unpredictable, that readers will cheer
Justin's return in further adventures' * Publishers Weekly *
'Masterfully told... Penman's authentic period details, larger-than-life characters, and fast-paced plot add up to great reading for both mystery fans and history buffs.' * Booklist *