Though Alys longs to paint like the artists who created the beautiful paintings at St Michael’s Church, Queenhithe, she knows it is an impossible dream because she is poor, her mother is sick, and her brother has gone off to sea, leaving her to struggle to provide for her mother. It isn’t until a trick of fate sends her sprawling under a noblewoman’s horse that her life takes a different turn. But is it for the best or is she being pulled into a web of intrigue and lies?
A prequel to the Imp of Eye, it will appeal to fans of Dorothy Dunnett’s gripping and intrigue filled plots.
This novella begins the Renaissance Sojourner Series and is a prequel to The Imp of Eye
A wonderfully spun gem of a story of 15th century London, beautifully brought to life by the reigning queens of historical fiction.Real magic! C.M.T. Stibbe, author of Chasing Pharaohs.
About the Author
Originally from Philadelphia, Kristin Gleeson lives in Ireland, in the West Cork Gaeltacht, where she teaches art classes, plays harp, sings in an Irish choir and runs two book clubs for the village library. She holds a Masters in Library Science and a Ph.D. in history, and for a time was an administrator of a national denominational archives, library and museum in America. She also served as a public librarian in America and in Ireland.