By C. J. Sansom
A #1 internationally bestselling novel set in post-Civil warfare Spain through the writer of Dominion and the Matthew Shardlake Tudor secret seriesSeptember 1940: the Spanish Civil struggle is over, Madrid lies in break, whereas the Germans proceed their march via Europe, and normal Franco evades Hitler's request that he lead his damaged nation into yet one more warfare. Into this doubtful global comes a reluctant secret agent for the British mystery carrier, despatched to achieve the boldness of Sandy Forsyth, an old-fashioned pal became shady Madrid businessman. in the meantime, an ex-Red move nurse is engaged in a mystery venture of her personal. via this risky online game of intrigue, C. J. Sansom's riveting story conjures a outstanding experience of historical past unfolding and the profound influence of very unlikely offerings.