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
A creepy and powerfully immersive retelling of one of the greatest scandals of the Jacobean court . . . The Poison Bed is unerringly addictive. Fremantle's writing has a dynamic quality and an immediacy that draws readers in, whether or not they're familiar with the material of the story
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 electrifying, brilliantly executed thriller
Who is to blame? And will they get away with it? A rollicking read
Exquisite. The reveal is terrifying
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
A Jacobean Gone Girl! Dark and deeply satisfying, The Poison Bed is a tale of monstrous intrigue and murder