Length: 789 Minutes
Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Poison Bed by E C Fremantle, read by Ross Anderson and Perdita Weeks.
A Marriage. A Murder. One of them did it. Which of them will die for it?
In the autumn of 1615 scandal rocks the Jacobean court when a celebrated couple are imprisoned on suspicion of murder. She is young, captivating and from a notorious family. He is one of the richest and most powerful men in the kingdom.
Some believe she is innocent; others think her wicked or insane. He claims no knowledge of the murder. The king suspects them both, though it is his secret at stake.
Who is telling the truth? Who has the most to lose? And who is willing to commit murder?
'A Jacobean GONE GIRL Dark and deeply satisfying, THE POISON BED is a tale of monstrous intrigue and murder' M J Carter
'Deliciously sinister. A toxic blend of glamour, intrigue and ambition' Andrew Taylor
'A thoroughly compelling tale of sexually-charged intrigue and murder. Once started, impossible to put down' Minette Walters
Length: 789 Minutes
Engaging, vivid and revelling in historical detail, this thriller delves into a notorious murder. The reversal comes in a double blow, the first of which is so cunningly done I found myself pausing, frowning and riffling back through the pages to confirm that I had, indeed, been thoroughly stitched up
A twisting psychological thriller based on a real Jacobean murder. Unputdownable
A gripping historical thriller. Think Gone Girl with bodices. Brilliant
A tale of intrigue and ambition, this is a rich and fascinating book
A gripping page-turner that will have you awake long into the night. Ingenious
An intoxicating blend of intrigue, seduction, witchcraft and murder. The Poison Bed is beautifully told and impossible to put down
An electrifying, brilliantly executed thriller
Gripping and fascinating. Fremantle is a master
Who is to blame? And will they get away with it? A rollicking read
Immaculately detailed and atmospheric, this Jacobean mystery borrows from both the revenge tragedies and contemporary noir thriller to manipulate the reader. It is dark, clever and compulsive