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Nightshade

A Hugh Corbett Medieval Mystery

A Hugh Corbett Medieval Mystery

P. C. Doherty

Minotaur Books

An unscrupulous manor lord has reneged on his promise to hand over a priceless ornate cross stolen from the Templars during the Crusades. Furthermore, he has massacred as heretics fourteen members of a religious order. The King sends Hugh Corbett, devoted emissary of King Edward I to Mistleham in his stead...

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  1Who are the malefactors? Who knew about the robbery?
Who offered and gave the robbers help,
counsel and assistance?Letter of Edward I, 6 June 1303

Sir Hugh Corbett, Keeper of the Secret Seal, personal emissary of Edward I of England and a member of the King’s Privy Council, embraced Lady Maeve, his wife, and heartily wished he was back in bed with her at Leighton Manor in Essex. He held her close, her blond hair tickling his cheek, her soft lips brushing his skin, he hugged her once more, savouring her delicate perfume, then stood back. Maeve smiled even as her lustrous
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Read the Kirkus Review of NIGHTSHADE . Yet another vexing case for Sir Hugh Corbett, Keeper of the Secret Seal, personal emissary of Edward I of England and clever sleuth.
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