By Margaret Frazer
Ripped from the pages of the award-winning author's Dame Frevisse novels...
A PLAGUE OF DEATH...
whereas his troupe chief recovers from grievous damage, Joliffe is compelled to discover paintings within the treacherous international of a medieval clinic. Plagued virtually to melancholy by way of the never-ending proceedings and imaginary illnesses of the aged widow Mistress Cisily Thorncoffyn, the erstwhile secret agent and theatrical participant is sort of relieved to find that sufferers are death from greater than their health problems. deal with the ailing and aged in either physique and soul is a sacred and holy responsibility, yet Death's merciless scythe can consistently use a aiding hand...
Now, with Mistress Thorncoffyn loudly proclaiming that somebody is making an attempt to kill her and swearing her wrath on somebody who permits it to occur, Joliffe has no selection yet to discover the sickening anger which has claimed such a lot of lives prior to extra of the blameless in poor health are stricken with a last rest.
PRAISE FOR THE participant JOLIFFE SERIES
"Everything i would was hoping to discover: memorable characters, a meticulously designated international, an exciting crime, and a pleasing conclusion." - Roundtable Reviews
"Will entertain and confound you with its intricately plotted secret and richly unique writing... Ms. Frazer is aware the 15th century and it shows..." - Romance Readers Connection
"Deftly drawn characters performing in a level of elaborate and exact info of medieval life." - Affaire de Couer
Carefully and faithfully rendered, 15th-century England and France and the entire political problems come simply to life... Medieval secret enthusiasts will once more benefit from the shrewdpermanent participant Joliffe and his adventures. - The secret Reader
PRAISE FOR MARGARET FRAZER
"Prepare to be enchanted as Margaret Frazer transports you again to the fifteenth century." - Romantic Times
"More than simply an exceptional learn. The reader comes away sadder and wiser, understanding that what tehy've learn is that stuff of actual lifestyles. Brava!" - Historical Novels Review
"A tender and soaking up saga of conspiracy and treachery in 15th-century England... A tantalizing mystery seems to have wonderful political implications." - Publishers Weekly
"Finely plotted and subtly shaded. Frazer has the special substance that brings an period to existence, whereas her characters' mental make-up is as cunningly wrought because the old background." - Publishers Weekly
"Margaret Frazer has quietly claimed her position as one of many preeminent writers of ancient crime fiction, supplying the complete package deal - an outstanding secret, remarkable characters, and a desirable interval of historical past. Her novels are a dream to read." - Aunt Agatha's Newsletter
Herodotus Award Winner.
Twice nominated for the Edgar Award
Twice nominated for the Minnesota booklet Award
A Romantic occasions most sensible Pick.