Lakeview's Mystery Book Group: Join us around the fireplace to discuss "The Daughter of Time" by Josephine Tey. New members always welcome!
Synopsis: Inspector Alan Grant of Scotland Yard, recuperating from a broken leg, becomes fascinated with a contemporary portrait of Richard III that bears no resemblance to the Wicked Uncle of history. Could such a sensitive, noble face actually belong to one of the worlds most heinous villainsa venomous hunchback who may have killed his brothers children to make his crown secure? Or could Richard have been the victim, turned into a monster by the usurpers of Englands throne? Grant determines to find out once and for all, with the help of the British Museum and an American scholar, what kind of man Richard Plantagenet really was and who killed the Little Princes in the Tower.
The Daughter of Time is an ingeniously plotted, beautifully written, and suspenseful tale, a supreme achievement from one of mystery writings most gifted masters. -- Amazon.com