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The Dead of Winter: Three gripping Tudor historical crime thriller novellas from a No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling fiction author: Three Giordano Bruno Novellas by [S. J. Parris]
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The Dead of Winter: Three gripping Tudor historical crime thriller novellas from a No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling fiction author: Three Giordano Bruno Novellas Kindle Edition

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‘Fans of Parris’s superior mysteries featuring cleric-turned-sleuth Giordano Bruno, seen most recently in Conspiracy, will be delighted by this stellar collection of three novellas from his early years. This is an accessible entry point for newcomers’ Publishers Weekly (starred)

Praise for S. J. Parris:

‘A delicious blend of history and thriller’ The Times

‘A tight plot combines with subtly-realised characters and an omnipresent sense of danger … My pleasure in the vividly textured backdrop and a cracking story was accompanied by an uneasy shudder’ Daily Mail

‘Colourful characters, fast-moving plots and a world where one false step in religion or politics can mean a grisly death’ Sunday Times

‘S. J. Parris is one of my favourite authors – and unquestionably our greatest living writer of historical thrillers’ A.J. Finn

‘Vivid, sprawling … Well-crafted, exuberant’ Financial Times

‘Successful historical thrillers need three elements: a killer plot that weaves seamlessly into the history; an engaging protagonist; and an atmospheric sense of place. Parris nails all three’ The Times

‘Pacy, intricate, and thrilling… Full of historical detail and rich with atmosphere’ Observer

‘I can thoroughly recommend Conspiracy, which twists and turns like a corkscrew of venomous snakes’ Stuart MacBride

‘Parris’s Giordano Bruno series has been a joy’ Sunday Telegraph

‘Impossible to resist … Parris creates a convincing sense of the past, woven with so much intrigue that the head fairly spins’ Daily Telegraph

‘It has everything – intrigue, mystery and excellent history’ Kate Mosse

A classy mystery’ Observer

‘Superbly plotted, shimmeringly written, it will have you on the edge of your seat’ Kate Williams, author of The Storms of War

--This text refers to the hardcover edition.

About the Author

S.J.Parris is the pseudonym of Stephanie Merritt. It was as a student at Cambridge researching a paper that Stephanie first became fascinated by the rich history of Tudor England and Renaissance Europe. Since then, her interest has grown and led her to create this series of historical thrillers featuring Giordano Bruno. Stephanie has worked as a critic and feature writer for a variety of newspapers and magazines as well as radio and television. She currently writes for the Observer and the Guardian and lives in Surrey with her son.

--This text refers to the hardcover edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B088YJQ6GX
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ HarperCollins (12 November 2020)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 1957 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 224 pages
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basil
1.0 out of 5 stars These are all extracts from previous books
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 19 November 2020
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1.0 out of 5 stars Beware this is a compendium of novellas already published.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 28 December 2020
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2.0 out of 5 stars Well written but pretty boring
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 8 December 2020
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4.0 out of 5 stars what shaped Giordano Bruni
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