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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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The Mad Monk of Gidleigh

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Alone in his isolated, windswept chapel on the edge of Dartmoor, his only companions moor men and poverty–stricken serfs, who could blame the young priest, Mark for seeking affection from Jane, the local miller’s daughter? But when Jane’s body is found brutally stabbed, Mark is the obvious suspect—and the discovery that Jane was pregnant seems to confirm his guilt. Called in to investigate, Sir Baldwin Furnshill and Simon Puttock soon begin to have their doubts. Could it not have been one of Jane’s many admirers who murdered her in a fit of jealousy? Or her father, the miller, who is acting in an increasingly disturbed manner? And what exactly is the local Baron trying to hide? In their search for the truth, Furnshill and Puttock unwittingly place themselves and their families in the greatest danger they have ever faced.

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As the winter of 1323 descends on Dartmoor, life seems bleak to the lonely young priest. So who could blame him for accepting the warmth and solace offered by the miller's daughter? But when she and her unborn child are found brutally murdered, he is only one of many implicated in her death.

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Alone in his isolated, windswept chapel on the edge of Dartmoor, his only companions moor men and poverty–stricken serfs, who could blame the young priest, Mark for seeking affection from Jane, the local millers daughter? But when Janes body is found brutally stabbed, Mark is the obvious suspect—and the discovery that Jane was pregnant seems to confirm his guilt. Called in to investigate, Sir Baldwin Furnshill and Simon Puttock soon begin to have their doubts. Could it not have been one of Janes many admirers who murdered her in a fit of jealousy? Or her father, the miller, who is acting in an increasingly disturbed manner? And what exactly is the local Baron trying to hide? In their search for the truth, Furnshill and Puttock unwittingly place themselves and their families in the greatest danger they have ever faced.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780755301690
Author:
Jecks, Michael
Publisher:
Headline Book Publishing
Location:
London
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
History
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Historical
Subject:
West Country
Subject:
Furnshill, Baldwin, Sir
Subject:
Puttock, Simon
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Mystery Historical
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Knights Templar
Series Volume:
14
Publication Date:
20030631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
7.10 x 4.40 in 0.63 lb

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"Synopsis" by , As the winter of 1323 descends on Dartmoor, life seems bleak to the lonely young priest. So who could blame him for accepting the warmth and solace offered by the miller's daughter? But when she and her unborn child are found brutally murdered, he is only one of many implicated in her death.
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Alone in his isolated, windswept chapel on the edge of Dartmoor, his only companions moor men and poverty–stricken serfs, who could blame the young priest, Mark for seeking affection from Jane, the local millers daughter? But when Janes body is found brutally stabbed, Mark is the obvious suspect—and the discovery that Jane was pregnant seems to confirm his guilt. Called in to investigate, Sir Baldwin Furnshill and Simon Puttock soon begin to have their doubts. Could it not have been one of Janes many admirers who murdered her in a fit of jealousy? Or her father, the miller, who is acting in an increasingly disturbed manner? And what exactly is the local Baron trying to hide? In their search for the truth, Furnshill and Puttock unwittingly place themselves and their families in the greatest danger they have ever faced.
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