[PDF / Epub] ☆ Incendium By A.D. Swanston – Rvtrek.info

Incendium Summer, And England Is Vulnerable Fear Of Plague And Insurrection Taint The Air, And Heresy, Fanaticism And Religious Unrest Seethe Beneath The Surface Of Society Rumour And Mistrust Lead To Imprisonment, Torture And Sometimes Murder To The Young Lawyer Christopher Radcliff And His Patron And Employer, Robert Dudley, Earl Of Leicester, The Prospects For Peace Are Grave And As Leicester S Chief Intelligencer, He Is Charged With Investigating Both The Rumours Of Rebellion At Home And Invasion From Abroad But Radcliff S Own Life Is Far From Orderly His Relationship With The Widow Katherine Allingham Is Somewhat Turbulent And The Cut Throat World Of Court Politics Leaves No Room For Indiscretions That The Queen S Own Cousin, The Duke Of Norfolk, Is Found Guilty Of Treason, It Is A Sign Of Just How Deep The Dissent Goes Jesuit Priests Have Been Sent To England In Order To Foment Revolt But The Threat Of A Catholic Uprising Comes Not Just From Within Across The Channel, France Is Caught Up In A Frenzy Of Brutal Religious Persecution And England S Other Enemy Of Old, Spain, Is Making Preparations To Invade England Is A Powder Keg, Just Waiting For A Spark To Ignite It And Then Christopher Radcliff Hears Word Of A Plot That Could Provide That Spark The Word Is Incendium But What Does It Mean And Who Lies Behind It Suddenly Christopher Radcliff Is Caught Up In A Race Against Time


About the Author: A.D. Swanston

Aka Andrew Swanston.Andrew Swanston read Law at Cambridge University, and held various positions in the book trade, including being a director of Waterstone Co, and chairman of Methven s plc, before turning to writing Inspired by a lifelong interest in seventeenth century history, his Thomas Hill novels are set during the English Civil Wars, and the early period of the Restoration He lives with his wife in Surrey, near to their three children and two grandchildren His interests include golf, gardening, and drawing.



10 thoughts on “Incendium

  1. says:

    3.5 rounded up because I want to seefrom this series Incendium is a historical spy fiction set during the reign of Elisabeth I Christopher Radcliff, a former law professor is employed by Earl of Leicester, a close adviser to the Queen, as chief intelligencer His job is to keep the Earl informed regarding potential


  2. says:

    AD Swanson knows his Elizabethan history as he illustrates in this piece of historical fiction of 1572, the first in the Dr Christopher Radcliff series, set in stinking, poverty ridden, London, although there is a harrowing picture of Paris, with its out of control terror, butchery and massacre of Huguenots Radcliff is a L


  3. says:

    The guards came that night Christopher was roused and told to dress Where am I to be taken he asked, rubbing the sleep from his eyes The tower, replied one of the guards The Earl of Leicester has commanded it Christopher swore Had the earl changed his mind again They travelled by barge to the Tower stairs Christopher huddled into


  4. says:

    I have said it before, but historical mysteries really fit me They have to work so hard to find anything, in a good way.In this one Radcliffe, a lawyer works for the Earl of Leicester And there is a plot afoot Does someone want to kill the queen Who can be trusted Tensions between Catholics and the rest are rising France is making moves, Sp


  5. says:

    Such a fantastic start to A.D Swanston s new series Incendium focuses on the very real danger Elizabeth I faced personally in the wake of France s St Bartholomew s Eve massacre A brilliant historical thriller.


  6. says:

    In London 1572, lawyer Dr Christopher Radcliff is given the task by the Earl of Leicester to find out about a plot to kill Queen Elizabeth and restore the Catholic Queen Mary.We follow Christopher from London to Paris and back again as he chases down fragments of a plot the only thing of which he is sure of is that it is named Incendium The Queen and the Ear


  7. says:

    This is an excellent story of intrigue and espionage in Elizabethan England The characters are well drawn and the background, London in the late sixteenth century, is both plausible and interesting The historical context, the enmity between Catholic France and Spain, on the one hand, and Protestant England, on the other, is recounted almost effortlessly without recou


  8. says:

    Terrible I was so looking forward to reading it, and it disappointed me to no end The historical background is sound, but nothing is happening I m 10%, and they re still at the office the main character entered on the first page There is telling, and telling and telling, no kind of action to help us understand who these people are, and what their personalities are like I hope


  9. says:

    Murder, mystery and spies in Elizabethan England, the main players of the time such as the Earl of Leicester and Sir Francis Walsingham all have major parts in this book The protagonist of the book is a lawyer Christopher Radcliff, who has his own group of intelligences all ready to spy for him for money and England A well wrote and thought out book on the lines of C J Sandom and a re


  10. says:

    Incendium fire and death in the name of piety I love historical mystery fiction especially when featuring some ell known players such as Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester and favourite of Queen Elizabeth I of England.As in reality, there is a plot against the Queen following what was known as the Ridolfi Plot 1571 There were plots on both sides of the English Channel as Paris prepares for the w


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