The background detail is brilliantly defined. Immensely appealing, difficult to put down - Publishers Weekly Definitely an Ellis Peters competitor. Peter Tremayne is the fiction pseudonym of a well-known authority on the ancient Celts, who has utilised his knowledge of the Brehon law system and 7th-Century Irish society to create a new concept in detective fiction.
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Du kanske gillar. Inbunden Engelska, Spara som favorit. Sister Fidelma is thrown into a sinister mystery full of intrigue, danger and violence in Peter Tremayne's fourth Celtic mystery. A headless female corpse is found in the drinking well of a remote abbey in south-west Ireland. One hand clasps a crucifix; tied to the other arm is a pagan death symbol A merchant ship is encountered under full sail on the high seas off the Irish coast. But the crew and cargo have vanished - as if by sorcery Whose is the body in the well?
Where is the crew of the vessel? Are these bizarre events connected?
And if so, who is responsible? The year is AD , and Sister Fidelma of Kildare, advocate of the Brehon law courts, must follow a trail of clues and investigate a host of enigmatic suspects to unravel the puzzle.
View all copies of this ISBN edition:. Synopsis About this title Sent to investigate a brutal murder in which a victim was found clutching both a cross and a pagan death symbol, the intrepid nun also hears of a missing cargo ship and must link the two events before the Irish peace is lost.
Review : Seventh century Ireland provides the background in Peter Tremayne's newest murder mystery which begins gruesomely as two nuns pull a decapitated corpse from their drinking well. Buy New Learn more about this copy.
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