By Phil Rickman
A kingdom divided. A newly topped, desperately weak younger queen. Can one guy discover the key that may keep her throne?
It is 1560, and Elizabeth Tudor has been at the throne for a year. Dr. John Dee, at 32 already acclaimed all through Europe, is her astrologer and advisor within the hidden arts… a debatable appointment today of superstition and spiritual strife.
When risky questions of Elizabeth’s legitimacy come up, the light, bookish Dee reveals himself summoned sooner than William Cecil, who projects him with a massive project. besides Robert Dudley, Dee’s bold pal and previous scholar who's additionally rumored to be the Queen’s mystery lover, Dee needs to go back and forth to the famously mystical city of Glastonbury to discover the lacking bones of King Arthur. as soon as those long-lost relics, the embodiment of a legacy very important to the Tudor line, are ensconced in London, doubts as to the Queen’s supremacy because the rightful Tudor inheritor should be dispelled.
But the hunt quick turns deadly—Dee and Dudley arrive in Glastonbury to find town mourning the grotesque execution of its abbot, and extra dying quickly follows on the outdated abbey. Racing to discover the secrets and techniques buried there, Dee unearths himself stuck within the tangled roots of English magic, unforeseen violence, the breathless stirring of past love… and the chilly center of a posh plot opposed to Elizabeth.
Read Online or Download The Bones of Avalon PDF
Similar Genre Fiction books
This tale is decided in Spain in the course of Wellington's Peninsular crusade the place German devices are preserving the city of l. a. Bisbal opposed to Spanish guerrillas. The Marquis of Bolibar provides to convey town in addition to settle his personal rating, and he units in educate an inventive sequence of traps for the enemy.
“Sophie Jordan is extraordinary! ”—Samantha James Wicked Nights With a Lover is the ultimate installment of recent York instances and united states this present day bestselling writer Sophie Jordan’s shrewdpermanent and horny ancient romance sequence within which scholars from the Penwich university for Virtuous women upward thrust from easy beginnings to beat the hearts of the ton’s so much wanted bachelors.
3 palms within the Fountain is the 9th publication in Lindsey Davis' bestselling Falco series. 'The fountain was once no longer operating. not anything strange in that. .. ' Marcus Didius Falco and his laddish buddy Petronius locate their neighborhood fountain has been blocked -- through a gruesomely severed human hand. Soon different physique elements are being present in the aqueducts and sewers.
Twelve-year-old Amunhotep III has ascended the throne to develop into pharaoh of Egypt, the richest empire on the earth. The boy’s mom is regent, and he or she has delivered to court docket the well known seer, Huy, son of a humble farmer, to behave as scribe and information to her royal son. It’s a place of strength and accountability, one who is fraught with intrigue and the entice of corruption.
Extra resources for The Bones of Avalon