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Publisher Comments:

Tess Garritsen calls this one "my favorite book of the year!"

In 1176, King Henry II sends his daughter Joanna to Palermo to marry his cousin, the king of Sicily. Henry chooses Adelia Aguilar to travel with the princess and safeguard her health. But when people in the wedding procession are murdered, Adelia and Rowley must discover the killer's identity, and whether he is stalking the princess or Adelia herself.

Review:

"In Franklin's well-paced fourth Mistress of the Art of Death novel (after Grave Goods), Henry II of England assigns his trusted doctor friend, Adelia Aguilar, who studied at the School of Medicine in Salerno, Italy, to accompany his 10-year-old daughter, Joanna, on Joanna's wedding procession to Sicily, where the girl is to marry Henry's cousin, William II. Along the way, the clever and brave Adelia has to not only contend with the dangers facing the princess but thwart a diabolical and conniving assassin named Scarry, who bears Adelia a murderous grudge. The suspense rises as members of the royal party start to die unnatural deaths as they journey across Europe. At times, Franklin, who's obviously done a lot of research into the period, in particular into the House of Plantagenet, overexplains or lapses into pedantic description. Still, both fans of historical fiction and mystery readers will be rewarded." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

About the Author

Ariana Franklin is the pen name of British writer Diana Norman. A bestselling author and former journalist, she lives in England with her husband, the film critic Barry Norman.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780399156281
Author:
Franklin, Ariana
Publisher:
Berkley Trade
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Mistress of the Art of Death
Publication Date:
20110301
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.08x6.40x1.12 in. 1.20 lbs.
Age Level:
17-17

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Product details 400 pages Putnam Adult - English 9780399156281 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "In Franklin's well-paced fourth Mistress of the Art of Death novel (after Grave Goods), Henry II of England assigns his trusted doctor friend, Adelia Aguilar, who studied at the School of Medicine in Salerno, Italy, to accompany his 10-year-old daughter, Joanna, on Joanna's wedding procession to Sicily, where the girl is to marry Henry's cousin, William II. Along the way, the clever and brave Adelia has to not only contend with the dangers facing the princess but thwart a diabolical and conniving assassin named Scarry, who bears Adelia a murderous grudge. The suspense rises as members of the royal party start to die unnatural deaths as they journey across Europe. At times, Franklin, who's obviously done a lot of research into the period, in particular into the House of Plantagenet, overexplains or lapses into pedantic description. Still, both fans of historical fiction and mystery readers will be rewarded." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
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