All is fair in love and war, so the saying goes. For Adelia Aguilar, the line between the two is about to get blurry when she is forced into a situation that is anything but fair.
Adelia, the heroine of Ariana Franklin's bestseller MISTRESS OF THE ART OF DEATH, is a Sicilian doctor specializing in autopsies. In THE SERPENT'S TALE she finds herself again in the service of King Henry II, who wants to know who murdered his mistress, Rosamund Clifford. Rosamund “The Fair” was poisoned in the tower in which she lived, surrounded by an imposing maze and tended to by the insanely protective Dakers. Henry's queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine