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The Haunted Abbot: Tremayne, Peter

The Haunted Abbot

Tremayne, Peter

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ISBN 10: 0747271224 / ISBN 13: 9780747271222
Published by Headline Book Publishing, London, 2002
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First Printing, hardcover. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Pages beginning to tan as usual, still a tight fine unused copy in a fine unflawed dust jacket which is now protected in an archival cover. Bookseller Inventory # 2450

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Title: The Haunted Abbot

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing, London

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

In December of 666 A.D., Fidelma of Cashel and her companion Brother Eadulf, having completed their business with the Archbishop of Canterbury, make one final journey before returning to Ireland. At the insistence of Brother Botulf, a childhood friend of Eadulf, they detour from their trip to Eadulf's home village and make their way to Aldred's Abbey. Arriving at midnight on the night of the old pagan festival of Yule, as requested, they find Botulf's dead body - his head caved in by a blunt instrument.

As Fidelma and Eadulf soon learn, however, murder isn't the only danger which faces those in the abbey. The ghost of a young woman haunts the cloister shadows, a ghost which closely resembles the Abbot's dead wife. Now it will require all of Fidelma's skill as an advocate of the Brehon Courts to unravel the mystery and uncover the truth behind these events before those secrets take yet another life.

About the Author:

Peter Tremayne is the fiction pseudonym for Peter Berresford Ellis, a prominent authority on the ancient Celts and author of numerous works of history and scholarship. As Tremayne, he is the author of eleven books featuring Sister Fidelma, including Our Lady of Darkness. He lives in London.

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