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The Resource Hill of bones : a historical mystery, The Medieval Murderers

Hill of bones : a historical mystery, The Medieval Murderers

Label
Hill of bones : a historical mystery
Title
Hill of bones
Title remainder
a historical mystery
Statement of responsibility
The Medieval Murderers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Five intriguing interlinked mysteries from the Medieval Murderers group.
  • "Gregory and Maitland's contributions lift the winning seventh collaborative effort by five of today's top historical mystery novelists." --"Publishers Weekly"
Biographical or historical data
Bernard Knight, a former Home Office pathologist, is the author of the acclaimed Crowner John series. Former police officer Susanna Gregory's novels feature Matthew Bartholomew, a C14th Cambridge physician. Karen Maitland is the author of the Sunday Times bestselling C14th mysteries Company of Liars and The Owl Killers. Philip Gooden writes Shakespearean murder mysteries. Ian Morson is the author of the Oxford-based Falconer series.
Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
Dewey number
AF
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Summary expansion
Bath Abbey, 1199. The monks' peaceful existence is turned upside down when the Abbey's unpopular prior is found dead on Solsbury Hill. But when Sir Symon Cole and his wife, Gwenllian, arrive to investigate, they soon discover hear whisperings that prior has met with divine punishment. For it is said that on Solsbury Hill, only those who are pure in heart can survive a night when the moon is full. Determined to get to the bottom of the suspicious circumstances surrounding the prior's death, Gwenllian launches a daring investigation that puts her in great danger and Sir Symon accepts a challenge to visit the hill at night. Sacred treasures. Dangerous secrets. Plots against church, crown and government. Solsbury Hill continues to be the scene of murder, theft and conspiracy throughout the ages. But what will today's archaeologists make of the mysteries uncovered on this haunted site?
Target audience
general
Label
Hill of bones : a historical mystery, The Medieval Murderers
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Hardback
  • EU Toy Safety Directive hazard warning; No EU Toy Safety hazard warning applicable. No warning
Control code
9780857204257
Dimensions
23x15x4 cm.
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
416 p.
Isbn
9780857204257
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Hill of bones : a historical mystery, The Medieval Murderers
Publication
Note
  • Hardback
  • EU Toy Safety Directive hazard warning; No EU Toy Safety hazard warning applicable. No warning
Control code
9780857204257
Dimensions
23x15x4 cm.
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
416 p.
Isbn
9780857204257
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print

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