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The Outcast Dove

A Catherine LeVendeur Mystery

Catherine LeVendeur

Sharan Newman

Forge Books

Catherine Le Vendeur's curiosity and passion for justice have sometimes led her to solve grisly murders and brave horrors... but this time the threat is to those she loves.
Catherine's family business relies on her cousin Solomon to negotiate the treacherous path to riches. The fact that Solomon is her cousin is secret, however, because he's Jewish--and if their family connections were discovered, it could mean ruin or death. When Solomon's father, who rejected Judaism for the more socially acceptable Christianity, asks for his help, Solomon must come to a decision about who he is, and where he really belongs.

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Solomon nudged the corpse with the toe of his boot.
"Still warm," he said. "Hasn't been here more than a few moments, I'd say."
"I don't see a wound." Solomon's friend, Bonysach, knelt for a closer examination, then leaned back suddenly. "Think he had some kind of disease?"
"Looks healthy enough." Solomon knelt, too. "Apart from being dead, that is."
He ran his gloved hands over the limp body. "Wait! See here, an arrow went straight through his neck! It must have come out the other side. Amazing! I'd have thought only a crossbow would have that much force. Poor fellow must have
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"Seasoned with wit and humor, Newman's Catherine Levendeur series should delight mystery lovers and historical devotees alike."--Publishers Weekly
 
“With scrupulous clarity, Newman gets the historical details precisely right. She has the rare ability to keep the story true to its time yet timelessly entertaining.”--Romantic Times BOOKreviews (4 ½ stars) on The Outcast Dove

“A truly fascinating perspective on medieval life, this gem is a “do not miss” for historical mystery fans.”—Booklist on The Outcast Dove

 

"Seasoned with wit and humor, Newman's Catherine Levendeur series should delight mystery lovers and historical devotees alike."--Publishers Weekly
 
“With scrupulous clarity, Newman gets the historical details precisely right. She has the rare ability to keep the story true to its time yet timelessly entertaining.”--Romantic Times BOOKreviews (4 ½ stars) on The Outcast Dove

“A truly fascinating perspective on medieval life, this gem is a “do not miss” for historical mystery fans.”—Booklist on The Outcast Dove

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Sharan Newman

  • Sharan Newman is a historian, lecturer, and writer who has and won many awards, including the Macavity for Best First Mystery, and the Herodatus for Best Historical Mystery.
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    The Outcast Dove

    A Catherine LeVendeur Mystery

    Catherine LeVendeur

    Sharan Newman

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