"Superb...an appropriate homage"—Marilyn Stasio, New York Times
The much-anticipated final installment in Ariana Franklin's popular Mistress of the Art of Death historical mystery series, finished by the author's daughter after her death.
England. 1191. After the death of her friend and patron, King Henry II, Adelia Aguilar, England's vaunted Mistress of the Art of Death, is living comfortably...
Even archer for hire Gwyl may not be able to protect an 11-year-old redhead, newly named Penda, whom he found after a degenerate monk kidnaps her and leaves her for dead. As King Stephen and his cousin fight over the crown of England, Penda, Gwl, and their new hosts face King Stephen's winter siege...while a troubled monk vows to finish his darkest deeds.
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