By Paul Doherty

An fascinating medieval secret that includes Brother Athelstan

February, 1381. London lies frozen within the grip of 1 of the bitterest winters on list. The ever-rising taxes demanded via the Regent, John of Gaunt, are inflicting expanding resentment one of the city’s negative. while the seething unrest boils over right into a bloody bloodbath at a excellent Southwark tavern, The Candle Flame, during which 9 humans, together with Gaunt’s tax creditors, their army escort and the prostitutes unique them, are brutally murdered, the livid Regent orders Brother Athelstan to resolve the matter.

For not just has Gaunt’s treasure trove been stolen, he has cause to think a French secret agent is energetic alongside the Thames, conscientiously recording for his masters within the Louvre the country of English struggle cogs. and a pro murderer, Beowulf, who has sworn vengeance opposed to Gaunt and his minions, additionally stalks the shadows. once more, Athelstan needs to input the murky global of homicide, the place the darkness always shifts and not anyone is who or what they seem.

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An exciting medieval secret that includes Brother AthelstanFebruary, 1381. London lies frozen within the grip of 1 of the bitterest winters on checklist. The ever-rising taxes demanded by way of the Regent, John of Gaunt, are inflicting expanding resentment one of the city’s terrible. whilst the seething unrest boils over right into a bloody bloodbath at a superb Southwark tavern, The Candle Flame, within which 9 humans, together with Gaunt’s tax creditors, their army escort and the prostitutes unique them, are brutally murdered, the livid Regent orders Brother Athelstan to unravel the problem.

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