By Rory Clements
From Rory Clements, this is the fourth in his acclaimed bestselling John Shakespeare Elizabethan secret series.
The Elizabethan military has a mystery weapon: an optical device so strong it provides England unassailable superiority at sea. Spain will cease at not anything to thieve it and grab the 2 males who comprehend its secrets and techniques - its operative William Ivory, referred to as the “Queen's Eye,” and its inventor, the maverick magician Dr Dee.
With a moment Armada threatened, intelligencer John Shakespeare is distributed north to escort Dr Dee to defense. yet his project is much from straightforward.
Dee's host, the Earl of Derby, cousin to Elizabeth, is loss of life in suffering, it sounds as if poisoned. Who desires him lifeless and why? What lies in the back of the lynching of the recusant priest Father Matthew Lamb? And what precisely is the relationship among those occasions and the mysterious and lovely girl Eliska?
While Shakespeare makes an attempt to untangle a plot that issues to treachery on the very optimum reaches of presidency, he additionally faces critical accusations a long way towards domestic. With a lot at stake, needs to he make a choice from kin and his accountability to Queen and country?
Moving from the Catholic heartlands of Lancashire to a vagabond camp within the center of britain, and from the deck of Admiral Frobisher's flagship off the Brittany coast to the key conferences of Elizabeth's closest affiliates, Traitor is award-winning author Rory Clements' so much exciting and compelling novel thus far.