Summary

The follow-up to the best-selling Heresy sees the return of Giordano Bruno, religious exile and renegade monk…
Autumn, 1583. As an astrological phenomenon heralds the dawn of a new age and Mary Stuart’s supporters scheme to usurp Elizabeth, a young maid is murdered, occult symbols carved into her flesh. Giordano Bruno is called on to use his cunning to infiltrate the plotters and find evidence against them. In fear for his life, Bruno discovers that the young woman’s murder could point to an even more sinister truth…
©2011 Stephanie Merritt (P)2013 W F Howes Ltd
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Critic reviews

"Parris writes with confident ease of Tudor London… The dialogue balances nicely on a tightrope of period phrases and cut-to-the-chase colloquialisms. More, please." ( Times)
"Impossible to resist … Parris creates a convincing sense of the past, woven with so much intrigue that the head fairly spins" ( Daily Telegraph)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Ron on 19-11-15

Getting better as a series

After a slow start in the first book, this story is a lot better and the characters seem to be hitting their stride, I was doubtful whether to continue, but glad I did, if you weren't overly impressed with book one, this is better

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5 out of 5 stars
By Caz in Maspalomas on 18-11-14

great book well read

If you could sum up Prophecy in three words, what would they be?

Top ten book

Who was your favorite character and why?

Bruno

What does Laurence Kennedy bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

He is very good and his accents for the different speakers was very good

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I did laugh at how things developed. It was a good laugh

Any additional comments?

Yes, thoroughly enjoyable. I can't recommend it and the series enough

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