BookBrowse Reviews Heresy by S.J. Parris

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by S.J. Parris

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    Feb 2010, 448 pages
    Feb 2011, 448 pages

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A mystery set in 16th century England amid religious turmoil

Fans of historical mysteries will be thrilled to discover this first installment in a new series. 25 out of 26 BookBrowse readers rated Heresy 4 or 5 stars. Here's what they had to say:

I thoroughly enjoyed this book from the beginning to the end. Right away I was captivated by the characters, the historical setting and the unfolding mysteries. The best historical fiction always makes me want more - more information about the time period and more about the characters. This book did all that. I repeatedly found myself doing online research to find out more about events of this time period and the main character - a complicated and fascinating man. I was generally aware of the persecution of Catholics in England, but I did not fully appreciate the extent of the killing in the name of religion until I picked up this book. The more I read, the faster I read - rushing to get to the ...

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The second in the series, Prophesy, will publish in the UK in March 2011, and in the USA in May.

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