THE DRAGONS OF ARCHENFIELD: Volume III of the Doomsday Books.

Marston, Edward.(pseudonym of Keith Miles)

ISBN 10: 031213472X / ISBN 13: 9780312134723
Published by New York: St Martin's, (1995) dj, 1995
Hardcover
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SIGNED hardcover first edition - First US printing. Historical mystery set in the years immediately following the Norman conquest of England, during the reign of William the Conqueror. SIGNED on the title page. 242 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 61782

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Title: THE DRAGONS OF ARCHENFIELD: Volume III of ...

Publisher: New York: St Martin's, (1995) dj

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Arriving in Archenfield in order to settle a land dispute, soldier Ralph Delchard and lawyer Gervase Bret are shocked when they learn that a principal witness has been murdered, and the subsequent investigation pits them against a sinister lord.

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DOMESDAY IS COMING
In 1086, England's mighty king, William the Conqueror, sends out surveyors and census takers to record the resources of his land and its people. Some welcome these inquisitive royal agents and their day of judgment. Others hate them. But wherever the king's men go they bring excitement *and sometimes murder. . . .
Calamity smolders on the Welsh-English frontier, where three powerful men squabble over the same rich tract of land. When King William's clever agents *soldier Ralph Delchard and lawyer Gervase Bret *arrive to settle the dispute, one of the claimants has been brutally burned alive, and the king's men are saddled with a formidable murder investigation. Before the frightful truth shines clear, everyone will be scorched by the flames of violence. . . .
"Marston is a marvel at re-creating the atmosphere of the times while constructing a fascinating murder case."

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"[An] outstanding medieval mystery brimming with intrigue, suspense, and authentic historical detail."

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