A female pope, a Japanese sleuth, stolen treasure, and a deal with the Devil—six sparkling new works of historical fiction that will replace your nixed trip to Bermuda with some time travel.
C.W. Gortner’s novel The Last Queen (Ballantine Books) was a Marin Independent Journal bestseller and is currently being translated into eight languages. His next novel, The Confessions of Catherine de Medici will be published in 2010. He holds a MFA in Writing with an emphasis on Renaissance Studies and is a regular contributor to the Historical Novels Review. Visit him here or at his blog.