England is at war. Henry VIII's invasion of France has gone badly wrong and a massive French fleet is preparing to cross the channel. It is is this context that Matthew Shardlake is given an intriguing case by a queen's servant and asked to investigate claims of 'monstrous wrong'.
Soon events will converge on one of the king's great warships that are gathered in Portsmouth, waiting to sail out and confront the enemy fleet.
Signed paperback copy of C.J.Sansoms bestseller, Heartstone.