By S.J. Parris
When fugitive Italian monk Giordano Bruno—philosopher, magician, and heretical scientist—arrives in London, he’s just one step prior to the Inquisition. An undercover venture for Queen Elizabeth I and her spymaster offers further safeguard. formally, Bruno is to participate in a debate at the Copernican conception of the universe at Oxford collage; unofficially, he's to determine no matter what he can a few Catholic plot to overthrow the queen. but if his project is dramatically thrown off beam through a sequence of grisly deaths and the charms of a mysterious yet attractive younger girl, he realizes that someplace inside of Oxford’s inner most chambers lurks a brutal killer. . .