Synopses & Reviews
In the winter of 1353, torrential rains are spreading fever to the poor and making travel especially hazardous along the towns outlaw-infested roads. Then three members of the University die by drinking poisoned wine. College physician Matthew Bartholomew would rather not get involved in the investigation, but when his life is threatened, he stumbles on criminal activities that implicate friends, relatives, and colleaguesa deadly brew of evil intent.
The death of a student and a master at one of Cambridge's colleges is causing tension between the townfolk, the Church and the colleges. Matthew Bartholomew has to find out the truth before events spiral out of control.