Book Review & Giveaway- The Traitor’s Mark by D.K Wilson

I read The Traitor’s Mark by D.K. Wilson last year and recently came across another copy so I am offering it up in a little giveaway. It’s a great historical mystery novel set in Tudor England and based on a real unsolved Tudor Mystery.
The Traitor's Mark by D.K Wilson

Book Description:

The Real Crime: Hans Holbein, King Henry VIII’s portrait painter, died in the autumn of 1543. A century later a chronicler reported that the artist had succumbed to plague, yet there is no contemporary evidence to support this. Suspicions have been raised over the centuries, but the truth behind what actually happened remains a mystery.

Our Story: Young London goldsmith Thomas Treviot is awaiting a design for a very important jewelry commission from Hans Holbein. When the design fails to turn up, Thomas sends a servant to track Holbein down, only to discover that the painter has disappeared. 
In his hunt for Holbein and the lost design, Thomas is led into a morass of dangerous political intrigue, Spanish spies and courtiers that is more treacherous than he could ever have anticipated . . . 

My Review:
A really fantastic read, good characters, with a great setting. I love any books set in the Tudor period. The Traitor’s Mark is well written, describing how people used to live during those times. I love the fact that there is an element of real life to the book it gives it that special feeling. There is a perfect sense of mystery in the air while reading it. 
I didn’t feel as if I was missing anything with not reading the first book in the series, this could have easily been a standalone novel. Its an intriguing read for people with a love of history and mystery.
I gave The Traitor’s Mark by D.K Wilson 4 out of 5 stars

Paperback 400 pages
Published 1st August 2014 by Sphere
To Enter the giveaway to win a paperback copy of The Traitor’s Mark by D.K Wilson please fill in the rafflecopter with as many entries as you wish below. 
Due to postage costs this will be a UK only giveaway
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30 Comments

  1. April 27, 2016 / 10:55 pm

    got a couple of books given to me by the author stephanie butland 🙂

  2. April 26, 2016 / 9:44 pm

    I am currently reading Alert by James Patterson

  3. April 26, 2016 / 7:17 pm

    I'm currently reading Time of torment by John Connolly

  4. April 26, 2016 / 6:43 pm

    The Night Stalker by Chris Carter (again lol) 🙂

  5. April 25, 2016 / 2:21 pm

    Carolina Moon, Nora Roberts

  6. April 16, 2016 / 3:43 pm

    It sounds interesting. I like the Tudors period and I haven't read anything like that before. I love watching the Tudors tv series! Thanks so much for sharing this at #KCACOLS. I love having you here. Also I wanted to say thank you so much for commenting a lot this week!! I really appreciate that!! If you ever want to co-host just let me know!! 🙂 xx

  7. April 14, 2016 / 10:22 pm

    Sounds interesting. I also like books that mix real history of a period in with fiction – like Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell.

    Thanks so much for linking up at #KCACOLS. Hope you come back again next Sunday.

  8. April 14, 2016 / 7:16 pm

    I'm going to add this to my list of books to read. Thanks for linking to #PickNMix

  9. April 14, 2016 / 4:57 pm

    Hi, that was a good review, I don't think I've read anything from the tudor period so I would be chuffed to win!:)
    I'm currently reading Beyond the starline by austin hackney with my son which is a new idea for us that we are giving a try.

    mainy – myrealfairy
    #KCACOLS

  10. April 12, 2016 / 7:51 pm

    AT THE EDGE OF THE ORCHARD by Tracy Chevalier

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    April 12, 2016 / 7:20 pm

    Mary Magdalene by Margaret George

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    I'm reading David Dalglish – A dance of Cloaks

  13. April 11, 2016 / 8:39 pm

    The truth About Julia. The debut novel from Anna Schaffner. It is brilliant.

  14. April 10, 2016 / 5:13 pm

    Ooh, sounds fab, I love mysteries! I'm reading Murders of the Black Museum by Gordon Honeycombe at the moment.

    Thanks so much for linking up at #KCACOLS. Hope you come back again next Sunday x

  15. April 10, 2016 / 3:15 pm

    Sounds like an interesting book, I'm enjoying crime mysteries at the moment. I'm almost finished 'Death of Anyone' by D J Swykert. Its really good.
    Amanda. #kcacols

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  17. marie powell
    April 8, 2016 / 6:48 am

    I'm not yet looking for my next book..its a summer thing for me I love to read in the summer evenings

  18. April 8, 2016 / 3:38 am

    The the lost Tudor princess

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    Murder of a botoxed blonde by Denise swanson.

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