'I imagined my hands about his throat, thumbs pressing into the soft flesh, could hear his choked pleas for mercy'
Autumn, 1615. Celebrated couple Robert and Frances Carr are imprisoned in the Tower of London on suspicion of murder.
Has been rescued from an abusive marriage by Robert, and is determined to make a new life for herself. Whatever the price...
has risen from nothing to become one of the country's most powerful men. But to get to the top you cannot help making enemies...
Now a man is dead.
And someone must pay with their life.
Frances knows the truth can Kill.
Robert knows a lie can set you free.
Neither understands their marriage is a poisoned bed...
WATERSTONES SAYS Warning: this book may well take over your summer. Think Gillian Flynn meets The Miniaturist.
Elizabeth Fremantle's books are translated into ten languages, and a feature film adaptation of Queen's Gambit is in development.