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Abbess Hildegard of Meaux

Abbess Hildegard of Meaux is a sleuth, spy, and Cistercian nun—strong-willed and independent, and determined to uncover the truth—living in medieval England. Cassandra Clark's historical mystery series includes the books Hangman Blind, The Red Velvet Turnshoe, The Law of Angels, and A Parliament of Spies.  Publishers Weekly raves, "Medievalists rejoice!"

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The Dragon of Handale
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The Dragon of Handale

Abbess Hildegard of Meaux (Volume 5)
Cassandra Clark
St. Martin's Press

Hildegard, no longer a member of the Cistercian order of nuns, has returned to the priory after more than a year from her pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Still unsure whether she will...

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A Parliament of Spies
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A Parliament of Spies

Abbess Hildegard of Meaux (Volume 4)
Cassandra Clark
St. Martin's Press

All the danger and intrigue of 14th-century England spring to life in this "compelling" (Publishers Weekly) series about the brave, incorruptible Abbess of Meaux.
Abbess Hildegard may...

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The Law of Angels
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The Law of Angels

Abbess Hildegard of Meaux (Volume 3)
Cassandra Clark
St. Martin's Press

"Highly recommended for fans of medieval mysteries." - Library Journal

York, 1385. Just as the Mystery Plays are about to unfold, a young woman witnesses a terrible crime and turns...

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The Red Velvet Turnshoe
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The Red Velvet Turnshoe

Abbess Hildegard of Meaux (Volume 2)
Cassandra Clark
St. Martin's Press

"Hildegard is a welcome addition to the ever-expanding ranks of religious sleuths who populate the pages of medieval mysteries." - Booklist

In the midst of a long, bleak winter...

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Hangman Blind
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Hangman Blind

Abbess Hildegard of Meaux (Volume 1)
Cassandra Clark
St. Martin's Press

In November 1382, the month of the dead, Abbess Hildegard rides out for York from the Abbey of Meaux. This is no ordinary journey—it is a time of rival popes, a boy king, and a shaky peace in the...

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