Debut of The Abbot and the Acolyte Series...Abbot Rutilius, for his sins against authority, is made Papal auditor of monasteries in 13th Century France. With his newly appointed Acolyte, William, he comes to St. Guilhem where money laundering in the abbey kitchens and a nasty murder await investigation. Soon, another murder claims a second monk, twin to the first victim. What is the connection? How can the disagreeable Gilbert be held accountable? Who took the Abbot’s pie? It takes an intractable goat and a near-drowning in an underground river to expose the truth. The Abbot acquires a little humility while the Acolyte gains rather more from the Comte’s daughter...
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David Coles had the original idea for The Back of Beyond. He had always loved the character Cadfael and fancied creating a similar roving, crime-solving clergy with a little more humor. He lives near Leeds in W. Yorkshire, England and has formed a partnership with Jack which has lasted many years. He is a member of the Historical Society, has attended writing workshops run by Terry Pratchett and the late David Gemmel. His passion is Sci/Fi but is just as happy writing historicals, Medieval Mysteries and crime thrillers. . He designs and builds websites Jack Everett lives in rural Yorkshire, England. He kept two Alsatians – German shepherds--until they died and rather than suffer that grief again now has an orphaned cat named Meaow that more or less pleases itself what it does. He grows vegetables- allowing his wife to grow the flowers. Despite this he still makes time to write and has six books in print and four e-books. He has three further books in various stages of production. He is a member of The Society of Authors-UK, The Authors' Society-USA, and International Thriller Writers.
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Book Description Dark Oak Mysteries, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. A few small marks to the page edges. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0007351973