The Serpent's Tale

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Ariana Franklin

Narrated By: Kate Reading

Publisher: Penguin Audio

Date: January 2008

Duration: 12 hours 30 minutes


The follow-up to Mistress of the Art of Death- in the national bestselling series hailed as 'the medieval answer to Kay Scarpetta and the CSI detectives. ' When King Henry II's mistress is found poisoned, suspicion falls on his estranged queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine. The king orders Adelia Aguilar, expert in the science of death, to investigate-and hopefully stave off civil war. A reluctant Adelia finds herself once again in the company of Rowley Picot, the new Bishop of St. Albans...and her baby's father. Their discoveries into the crime are shocking- and omens of greater danger to come. From the Trade Paperback edition.