Books Lamentation by C. J. Sansom Hardcover, 643 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $27 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleLamentationAuthorC. J. Sansom Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary While King Henry VIII lies on his deathbed, Queen Catherine Parr searches for the person who murdered the London printer who had her shocking, confessional memoir. By the author of Heartstone. Genres: Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Historical Fiction Fiction Also by C. J. Sansom Dissolution Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Lamentation Review Book Reviews A Vivid Portrait Of Tudor Turmoil In 'Lamentation' March 4, 2015 The sixth volume of C.J. Sansom's Shardlake mysteries is set during the last days of England's King Henry VIII, as a potentially explosive religious manuscript written by his queen has gone missing.