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A Fall of Shadows by Nancy Herriman

A Fall of Shadows

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A Fall of Shadows by Nancy Herriman
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Apr 09, 2019 | ISBN 9781683319665

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Praise for A Fall of Shadows:
“In it’s skillful storytelling—planting clues, introducing multiple suspects, executing sharp twists, and generating a sense of true menace—this novel takes its place as a standout historical mystery.”
Publishers Weekly

“With richly detailed settings and quickly moving dialogue…The second in the Bess Ellyott series mixes suspected witchcraft, actors, intrigue, and gossip aplenty in an involving historical mystery that reads like a Shakespearean comedy of errors. Perfect for fans of Elizabeth Peters and Amanda Quick.”

“A worthy read for those who love plot twists and Elizabethan history.”
New York Journal of Books

Praise for Searcher of the Dead:
“Solid…Readers who relish details of daily life in a Tudor town and dialogue littered with “zounds” and “good morrow” will enjoy this story most; romance fans will savor the budding attraction between Bess and Kit. Herriman is off to a promising start with this Tudor historical.”
Publishers Weekly

“To my delight, on top of an intriguing mystery, the historical depth and the well-developed characters make this an extremely satisfying read…Fans of Ariana Franklin will devour this book! I eagerly await more Bess Ellyott mysteries. Highly recommended!”
Historical Novels Review, Editor’s Choice

Wonderfully atmospheric. Herriman transports us to Tudor England with the skill of a master. Historical mystery fans will rejoice!”
—Tasha Alexander, New York Times bestselling author of Death in St. Petersburg

“So rich in period detail you can almost smell the wormwood…A treat for fans of all things Tudor. This is the book Agatha Christie would have written if she had worn a farthingale.”
—Deanna Raybourn, New York Times bestselling author of the Veronica Speedwell mysteries

“Nancy Herriman vividly recreates Elizabethan England in the first book of her new series. You’ll love her heroine.”
—Victoria Thompson, national bestselling author of Murder in the Bowery

“An atmospheric and haunting mystery…Compelling…I couldn’t stop reading.”
—Shelley Freydont, bestselling author of the Newport Gilded Age mysteries

“The colorful and exciting Elizabethan era seen in all its drama and treachery, with a delightful sleuth! A real treat for anyone who loves historical mysteries.”
—Amanda Carmack, award-winning author of the Elizabethan mysteries

“Nancy Herriman’s vivid tale sets us smack in the middle of the period amid all its grandeur and grit…Exciting…Bess Ellyot is an intrepid sleuth and I’m looking forward to reading more (all) of this series!”
—Alyssa Maxwell, author of the Gilded Newport mysteries

“Well researched…The astonishing climax is a resourceful use of a little-known sixteenth century law.”
—Fiona Buckley, author of the Ursula Blanchard Elizabethan mysteries

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