Ashes of London

CD - unabridged
(11 CDs)
Product Number: LCD439
Released: 01 Sep, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780008174316
Narrator(s): Leighton Pugh
Publisher: W F Howes
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London, September 1666: The Great Fire rages through the city, even the impregnable cathedral of St. Paul’s is reduced to ruins. Among the crowds watching its destruction is James Marwood, the son of a disgraced printer and reluctant government informer. A semi-mummified body is discovered in the ashes of St. Paul’s, in a tomb that should have been empty. Under orders from the government, Marwood is tasked with hunting down the killer; the investigation leading into treacherous waters…

Author(s): Andrew Taylor
Awards:2009 awarded the Cartier Diamond Dagger of the Crime Writers' Association
2004 shortlisted for the CWA's Dagger in the Library
Original Publish Date: 01 Sep, 2016

Professional reviews

"From the bestselling author The Silent Boy comes a brand new historical thriller, set during the time of the Great Fire of London. “The Ashes of London is a chilling murder mystery and an equally transporting historical novel. A genuine pleasure from start to finish.” PETER SWANSON Praise for the author: “Taylor's mastery of plot and character show to great effect in a story that has a depth few other historical crime novels can match.” SUNDAY TIMES"

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