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Death Comes As Epiphany

A Catherine LeVendeur Mystery

Catherine LeVendeur (Volume 1)

Sharan Newman

Tor Books

Catherine LeVendeur is a young scholar come to conquer her sin of pride at the Convent of the Paraclete, famous for learning, prayer, and its abbess, the fabled Heloise.

When a manuscript the convent produced for the great Abbe Suger disappears, rumors surface saying the book contains sacrilegious passages and will be used to condemn Heloise's famous lover, Peter Abelard.

To save her Order, and protect all she holds dear, Catherine must find the manuscript and discover who altered the text. She will risk disgrace, the wrath of her family and the Church, and confront an evil older than Time itself--and, if she isn't careful, lose her immortal soul.

With Death Comes As Epiphany, the first in the Catherine LeVendeur mystery series, medievalist Sharan Newman has woven dark mystery and sparkling romance into a fascinating and richly detailed tapestry of everyday life in twelfth-century France, and one of the most moving love stories of all time: Abelard and Heloise.

 


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DEATH COMES AS EPIPHANY
OneThe Convent of the Paraclete, Feast of St. Thecla, Saturday, September 23, 1139 
[In the convent] ... it is proper for one sister to be over all, ... while all the rest are soldiers ... and shall fight freely against the evil one and his hordes.--Peter Abelard The Letters of Direction 
 
Catherine was working in the vegetable garden with the other novices on the morning Sister Ursula's family came to take her away. They could hear her pleading and crying all the way across the cloister."What could she have done?" Sister Emilie whispered as they
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    Death Comes As Epiphany

    A Catherine LeVendeur Mystery

    Catherine LeVendeur

    Sharan Newman

    Dilys Award - Nominee, Macavity Award - Winner, Anthony Awards - Nominee
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