1952. Twelve years have passed since Churchill lost to the
appeasers and Britain surrendered to Nazi Germany. The global economy strains
against the weight of the long German war against Russia still raging in the
east. The British people find themselves under increasingly authoritarian rule—the
press, radio, and television tightly controlled, the British Jews facing ever
But Churchill’s Resistance soldiers on. As defiance grows,
whispers circulate of a secret that could forever alter the balance of the
global struggle. The keeper of that secret? Scientist Frank Muncaster, who
languishes in a Birmingham mental hospital.
Civil servant David Fitzgerald, a spy for the Resistance and
uiversity friend of Frank’s, is given the mission to rescue Frank and get him
out of the country. Hard on his heels is Gestapo agent Gunther Hoth, a
brilliant, implacable hunter of men, who soon has Frank and also David’s
innocent wife, Sarah, directly in his sights.
C. J. Sansom’s literary thriller Winter in Madrid earned Sansom comparisons to Graham Greene,
Sebastian Faulks, and Ernest Hemingway. Now, in his first alternative history
epic, Sansom doesn’t just recreate the past—he reinvents it. In a spellbinding
tale of suspense, oppression, and poignant love, Dominion dares to explore how,
in moments of crisis, history can turn on the decisions of a few brave men and
women—the secrets they choose to keep and the bonds they share. Download and start listening now!