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A Book of Secrets tells the story of a West African girl hunting for her lost brother through an Elizabethan underworld of spies, plots and secret Catholic printing presses. Susan Charlewood is taken from Ghana (then known as Guinea) as a baby.

Brought to England, she grows up as maidservant in a wealthy Catholic household. Living under a Protestant Queen in lat
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Hardcover, 324 pages
Published May 1st 2019 by Jacaranda Books
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Written in a lush language that somehow does not get in the way of a perfectly paced thrilling plot. I enjoyed spending time with these fascinating and well-written characters in early modern London, a world which I research academically but seldom get to experience so vividly.
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