Two of my favorite reader-librarians encouraged me to read Ariana Franklin's Mistress of the Art of Death so that is my next pick. I'm not usually drawn to stories set in medieval times but I am assured that this book is a fantastic read.
Ariana Franklin is the pseudonym of a well-known writer of historical fiction. She lives in the UK with her husband, the film critic and broadcaster Barry Norman. Ariana’s first novel, City of Shadows, was a Booksense pick in Fall 2006.