4th historical thriller featuring Giordano Bruno, heretic, philosopher and 16th century spy for Sir Francis Walsingham. Now in paperback. S.J Parris is the 2nd bestselling author of Tudor crime novels, behind C.J. Sansom.
S.J. Parris is the pseudonym of author and journalist Stephanie Merritt. It was as a student in Cambridge researching a paper on the period that Stephanie first became fascinated by the rich history of Tudor England and Renaissance Europe. Since then, her interest has grown and led her to create this series of historical thrillers featuring Giordano Bruno. Stephanie has worked as a critic and feature writer for a variety of newspapers and magazines as well as radio and television. She currently writes for the Observer and the Guardian, and lives in Surrey with her son.