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    eBook: City of Fiends

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    EAN / ISBN
    9780857205247

    Category
    Historical novels

    Pages
    500

    Publisher
    Simon & Schuster UK

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    City of Fiends (eBook)

    The thrilling new novel from historical master, Michael Jecks. It's 1327 and England is in turmoil. King Edward II has been removed from the throne and his son installed in his place. The old man's rule had proved a disaster for the realm and many hope that his removal may mean the return of peace to England's cities.Keeper of the King's Peace Sir Baldwin de Furnshill and his friend Bailiff Simon Puttock had been tasked with guarding Edward II, but they have failed in their task and now ride fast to Exeter to inform the sheriff of the old king's escape.In Exeter, the sheriff has problems of his own. Overnight the body of a young maid has been discovered, lying bloodied and abandoned in a dirty alleyway. The city's gates had been shut against the lawlessness outside, so the perpetrator must still lie within the sanctuary of the town. When Baldwin de Furnshill arrives, along with Sir Richard de Welles, a companion of old, he is tasked with uncovering the truth behind this gruesome murder. But, in a city where every man hides a secret, his task will be far from easy…PRAISE FOR MICHAEL JECKS:* 'Michael Jecks is a national treasure' Scotland on Sunday* 'Suspenseful, compelling, and convincing' Sharon Penman* 'Marvellously portrayed' C. J. Sansom* 'A page-turning masterpiece that will keep the reader totally gripped until the very last page. Highly recommended' Historical Novels Review* 'Stirring intrigue and a compelling cast of characters will continue to draw accolades' Publishers Weekly

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    Stand: 19.05.2015