By Minette Walters
But woman Anne of Develish has her personal principles. knowledgeable by way of nuns, Anne is a rarity between ladies, being either literate and an expert. together with her brutal husband absent from the manor while information of this pestilence reaches her, she appears to be like for extra good how one can defend her humans than day-by-day confessions of sin. She makes a decision to deliver her serfs contained in the security of the moat that surrounds her manor condominium, then refuses access to someone else, even her husband.
Lady Anne makes an enemy of her daughter and her husband’s steward by means of doing so, yet her unravel is reinforced by way of the help of her top serfs...until nutrients shares run low. The nerves of all are confirmed via persevered confinement and lack of information of what's taking place on this planet outdoors. the folks of Develish are alive. yet for the way lengthy? And what's going to they realize whilst the time comes for them to move the moat again?
Compelling and suspenseful, The final Hours is a riveting story of human ingenuity and patience set opposed to the worst pandemic in historical past. In woman Anne of Develish—leader, savior, heretic—Walters has created her so much memorable heroine to date.