Publisher: Recorded Books
Date: February 2008
Duration: 21 hours 9 minutes
The year is 1541, and harsh autumn winds stir the English countryside. Following a violent uprising, King Henry VIII travels to York, where an important prisoner will be interrogated. Lawyer Matthew Shardlake is assigned to protect this conspirator, but he soon discovers a greater conspiracy threatening the crown.
Kirkus Reviews hails Sovereign as "highly intelligent entertainment."