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Matthew Shardlake novels

Author:
Sansom, C. J
 
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Star rating for Dissolution
Series Volume:
1.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
The first novel in the Matthew Shardlake Tudor Mystery series—the inspiration for the Hulu original series Shardlake!
Dissolution is an utterly riveting portrayal of Tudor England. The year is 1537, and the country is divided between those faithful to the Catholic Church and those loyal to the king and the newly established Church of England. When a royal commissioner is brutally murdered in a monastery on the south coast...
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Star rating for Dark fire
Series Volume:
2.
Description:
The second novel in the Matthew Shardlake Tudor Mystery series—the inspiration for the Hulu original series Shardlake!
In 1540, during the reign of Henry VIII, Shardlake is asked to help a young girl accused of murder. She refuses to speak in her defense even when threatened with torture. But just when the case seems lost, Thomas Cromwell, the king’s feared vicar general, offers Shardlake two more weeks to prove his client’s...
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Star rating for Sovereign
Series Volume:
3.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
The third novel in the Matthew Shardlake Tudor Mystery series—the inspiration for the Hulu original series Shardlake!
C. J . Sansom has garnered a wider audience and increased critical praise with each new novel published. His first book in the Matthew Shardlake series, Dissolution, was selected by P. D. James in The Wall Street Journal as one of her top five all-time favorite books. Now in Sovereign,...
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Star rating for Revelation
Series Volume:
4.
Description:
Defending a young religious zealot who is being held in the Bedlam hospital for the insane, Matthew Shardlake investigates a series of murders with ties to Lady Catherine Parr, a reform sympathizer and future wife of Henry VIII.
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Star rating for Heartstone
Series Volume:
5.
Description:
The fifth novel in the Matthew Shardlake Tudor Mystery series—the inspiration for the Hulu original series Shardlake!
Summer 1545. A massive French armada is threatening England, and Henry VIII has plunged the country into economic crisis to finance the war. Meanwhile, an old servant of Queen Catherine Parr has asked Matthew Shardlake to investigate claims of "monstrous" wrongs committed against a young ward of the court....
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Star rating for Lamentation
Series Volume:
6.
Description:
As Henry VIII lies on his deathbed, an incendiary manuscript threatens to tear his court apart.
Summer, 1546. King Henry VIII is slowly, painfully dying. His Protestant and Catholic councilors are engaged in a final and decisive power struggle; whoever wins will control the government. As heretics are hunted across London, and radical Protestants are burned at the stake, the Catholic party focuses its attack on Henry's sixth wife — and Matthew...
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Star rating for Tombland
Series Volume:
7.
Description:
When a distant relative of Princess Elizabeth is found dead, Matthew Shardlake is sent to investigate the murder, which may have connections reaching to a peasant rebellion sweeping the country.