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Nightshade

Nightshade

A Hugh Corbett Medieval Mystery

A Hugh Corbett Medieval Mystery (Volume 16)

P. C. Doherty

Minotaur Books

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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...

"Another fine historical mystery steeped in medieval atmosphere." - Kirkus Reviews

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Who 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...

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"Whodunits don't get much better than this outstanding historical." - Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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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. - Kirkus Reviews

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P. C. Doherty

P.C. DOHERTY is the author of several acclaimed mystery series.

P. C. Doherty

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