On Sale: December 15, 2015
Featuring: Hans Holbein; Thomas Treviot
Hardcover / e-Book
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Historical | Fiction
Based on the true story of the unsolved disappearance
Hans Holbein—famed portrait-painter of Henry VIII—this
atmospheric historical novel plunges into an underworld
Tudor politics and intrigue.
The Real Crime: Hans Holbein, King Henry VIII's
painter, died in the autumn of 1543. A century later a
chronicler reported that the artist had succumbed to
yet there is no contemporary evidence to support this.
Suspicions have been raised over the centuries, but the
mystery of what actually happened remains unsolved to
Our Story: Young London goldsmith Thomas Treviot
a design for a very important jewelry commission from
Holbein. When the design fails to turn up, Thomas sends a
servant to track Holbein down, only to discover that the
painter has disappeared. In his hunt for Holbein and the
lost design, Thomas is led into a morass of dangerous
political intrigue, Spanish spies and courtiers that is
treacherous than he could ever have anticipated . . .
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