Relics of the Dead by Ariana Franklin

About the book

On hearing of this momentous discovery, King Henry II demands evidence that the legendary Arthur is dead. So he calls upon his Mistress of the Art of Death, anatomist Adelia Aguilar, to examine the bones. But someone doesn’t want the skeletons identified – and is prepared to kill in order to prevent it…

Reviewed by Seagalls Reading Group:

Very readable, well written, historically interesting vis a vis Henry and the development of the judicial system and the medical school at Salerno.

Star rating: **+

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