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Absolution by Murder: A Sister Fidelma Mystery

Peter Tremayne

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ISBN 10: 0312139187 / ISBN 13: 9780312139186
Published by St Martins Pr, 1996
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First American edition. THE FIRST SISTER FIDELMA NOVEL. A fine, tight example in a bright, crisp dust jacket whose only flaw is a short diagonal crease to the upper front flap. 274 pp. The premier offering in what has become a major series of historical mysteries, introducing Sister Fidelma, a 7th century Irish religious, Brehon Court advocate and sleuth. As the struggle for supremacy bewteen the Celtic and Roman Catholic churches unfolds, Fidelma and her companion Brother Eadulf investigate murder. Author Tremayne distinguishes his series with rich and accurate historical background. Bookseller Inventory # E18244

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Title: Absolution by Murder: A Sister Fidelma ...

Publisher: St Martins Pr

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: fine

Edition: First American edition.

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In A.D. 664, when someone murders the Abbess Etain during the synod between the Roman and Celtic churches, Sister Fidelma of the Celtic Church and Brother Eadulf of the Roman church must find the killer and prevent civil war

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Peter Tremayne is the pseudonym for Peter Berresford Ellis, a well-respected authority on the ancient Celts. He is the author of over twenty books, including The Dictionary of Celtic Mythology, The Celtic Dawn: A History of Pan Celticism, and The Druids. Valley of the Shadow is the sixth Sister Fidelma mystery. Tremayne lives in London, England.

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