Discover Cityread London 2017

Our 2017 read was…

Prophecy

Autumn, 1583. The skies above England harbour dark omens…

An astrological phenomenon heralds the dawn of a new age and Queen Elizabeth’s throne is in peril. As Mary Stuart’s supporters scheme to usurp the rightful monarch, a young maid of honour is murdered, occult symbols carved into her flesh.

The Queen’s spymaster, Francis Walsingham, calls on maverick agent Giordano Bruno to infiltrate the plotters and secure the evidence that will condemn them to death.

Bruno is cunning, but so are his enemies. His identity could be exposed at any moment. The proof he seeks is within his grasp. But the young woman’s murder could point to an even more sinister truth…

2017 Events

Bromley: Central Library

Join us as we meet S.J. Parris as she discusses her writing, her love for Elizab…

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Central London: Royal College of Physicians

Turn the pages of volumes from ‘the finest collection of books to be found in th…

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Bromley: Central Library

Join us as we meet S.J. Parris as she discusses her writing, her love for Elizab…

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Bexley: Hall Place

Join us as we meet S.J. Parris as she discusses her writing, her love for Elizab…

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