The Faithful Dead (A Hawkenlye Mystery)

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9780340793299: The Faithful Dead (A Hawkenlye Mystery)

An elderly pilgrim dies in Hawkenlye Vale. Nothing suspicious about that: he was gravely ill when he arrived. Meanwhile Josse d'Acquin has a visit from Prince John. Accompanied by his seer, the Prince urgently seeks news of a stranger, Galbertius Sidonius. Hurrying to Hawkenlye Abbey to enlist the Abbess Helewise's help, Josse finds that she has a problem of her own: a decomposing body has been discovered. Naked, and killed by an expert hand. Josse's brother, Yves, arrives; a visitor at Acquin has been asking for the brothers' father, Geoffroi, who went to Outremer with King Louis and Queen Eleanor. Josse, Yves and the Abbess are hurled into a mystery whose roots stretch back much further than the Second Crusade. And, watching them with his strange dark eyes, is the enigmatic figure of the Prince's Magister...

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About the Author:

Alys Clare is a history enthusiast who has written many novels under a different name. Alys Clare lives in Kent, where the Hawkenlye mysteries are set. You can reach her on her website www.alysclare.com

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'Proof that a writer of medieval crime fiction can deliver something fresh' - The Times 'A worthy heir to Ellis Peters, though grittier, materialises' - Poison in the Pen

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton Ltd (2002)
ISBN 10: 0340793295 ISBN 13: 9780340793299
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