'Lynes knows his history and tells the story with verve and enthusiasm' - Historical Novel Society 1495 Seville, Andalusia. Every family has its secrets. Theirs might kill them. Isaac must protect his family and defend his true faith from the Inquisition. Queen Isabella supports the Catholic church when it accuses the Jewish community of ritual killings – the ‘blood libel’. The Inquisition is determined to execute heretics like Isaac - those who practice Judaism in secret. Friends and family are arrested and set against each other. Isaac's best friend is accused of heresy and he is forced to choose between him and his own family. Isaac is determined to find the true killer and disprove the ‘blood libel’. King Ferdinand offers to help him - can Isaac trust him? As the mystery unravels what secrets will Isaac uncover about himself, his friends and his family? As the Inquisition closes in what is Isaac prepared to do to protect his family and his faith? Praise for Blood Libel, award winner at the Emirates Literature Festival: 'Immensely gripping, suspenseful, thoughtful and very satisfying' - Sophie Hannah, best-selling crime writer.
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