A TRAIL OF BLOOD by Jeremy Potter
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A TRAIL OF BLOOD

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A brave and blithe exercise in Tudor detection, as Brother Thomas, in the nervous age of Henry VIII, sets about to solve that most foul of all murders -- the dispatch of the little princes in the tower, by, they say, the wretched Richard III. But Brother Thomas, an admirer of the late King, knows better. Despite the disapproval of his abbott, he sallies forth to Bosworth and points north, querying the aged witnesses, perusing records and deducing mightily. Plausible, entertaining, and like Lilian de la Torre's Boswell/Johnson capers, an appropriate use of the period involved.

Pub Date: Feb. 19th, 1971
Publisher: McCall