Synopses & Reviews
Wonderfully entertaining, full of historical fact and ambience, cleverly plotted, and with an engaging and brave hero, Sedley’s latest is a perfect choice for historical-mystery fans and perhaps the best entry in an outstanding series.Booklist Starred Review of The Tintern Treasure
An important discovery puts Roger the Chapman’s life in danger . . . - In the autumn of 1483, Roger goes on an errand of mercy to Hereford, where he is caught up in the Duke of Buckingham’s rebellion against the new king, Richard III. Roger takes refuge in Tintern Abbey, but on his return to Bristol, a murder and a series of house robberies lead him to the eventual discovery of the treasure stolen from the abbey on the night he was there. It also means great danger, not only for himself, but a member of his family . . .
About the Author
Kate Sedley, a student of Anglo-Saxon and medieval history, lives in England. She is married and has a son, a daughter, and three grandchildren. ""The Saint John's Fern"" is the ninth novel in her critically acclaimed series featuring Roger the Chapman.