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    • Sacrilege

    • By: S. J. Parris
    • Narrated by: Laurence Kennedy
    • Length: 16 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 279
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 260
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261

    Fear haunts the streets of London after the assassination of a protestant Prince, and the recurrence of the plague. Giordano Bruno suspects someone is following him, but on confronting his stalker, he realizes it is the woman he once loved – she is on the run, accused of murder. Bruno travels to Canterbury to help clear her name, instructed by Sir Francis Walsingham to also search for the assassin in the shadow of England’s holiest shrine…

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Canterbury Elizabethan Morse

    • By Farniboy on 27-04-15

    Regular price: £26.09

    • Heresy

    • By: S. J. Parris
    • Narrated by: Laurence Kennedy
    • Length: 14 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 490
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 441
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 440

    Oxford, 1583. Giordano Bruno, a radical thinker fleeing the Inquisition, is sent undercover to Oxford to expose a Catholic conspiracy against Queen Elizabeth. But he has his own secret mission at the University, which must remain hidden at all costs. When a series of hideous murders are committed, Bruno is compelled to investigate. What he finds makes it brutally clear that the Tudor throne itself is at stake....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good enjoyable lightweight read

    • By S Price Sinclair on 08-02-15

    Regular price: £17.38

    • Conspiracy

    • Giordano Bruno, Book 5
    • By: S. J. Parris
    • Narrated by: Daniel Philpott
    • Length: 16 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 254
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 224
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 224

    Paris, 1585: Giordano Bruno has come to Paris, a city on the edge of catastrophe. Alone and near destitute, Bruno turns to old friend and zealous preacher Paul Lefevre. But when the priest is murdered, Bruno is pulled into a dangerous world. If Bruno can't uncover the truth, not only is the future of the de Valois monarchy threatened - but his own life will be the forfeit.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Gabrielle Harvey-Jones on 02-07-16

    Regular price: £26.09

    • Treachery

    • By: S. J. Parris
    • Narrated by: Laurence Kennedy
    • Length: 19 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 357
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 326
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 332

    Summer, 1585: Sir Francis Drake prepares to embark on an expedition by royal commission to cross the Atlantic and seize major Spanish ports, diverting King Philip of Spain’s treasure to Queen Elizabeth. When a ship captain is brutally murdered, and Drake’s life threatened, it becomes clear that someone plans to destroy the expedition before it begins. Giordano Bruno and Sir Philip Sidney hunt for the killer, but are they being lured into a trap?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The saga moves on...

    • By Alan R on 01-01-15

    Regular price: £26.09

    • Prophecy

    • By: S. J. Parris
    • Narrated by: Laurence Kennedy
    • Length: 14 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 293
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 277
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 274

    The follow-up to the best-selling Heresy sees the return of Giordano Bruno, religious exile and renegade monk…Autumn, 1583. As an astrological phenomenon heralds the dawn of a new age and Mary Stuart’s supporters scheme to usurp Elizabeth, a young maid is murdered, occult symbols carved into her flesh. Giordano Bruno is called on to use his cunning to infiltrate the plotters and find evidence against them. In fear for his life, Bruno discovers that the young woman’s murder could point to an even more sinister truth…

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Getting better as a series

    • By Ron on 19-11-15

    Regular price: £17.39