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The Lost Abbot: The Nineteenth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew (Chronicles of Matthew Bartholomew) By Susanna Gregory

The Lost Abbot: The Nineteenth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew (Chronicles of Matthew Bartholomew)
by Susanna Gregory

A new adventure for Matthew Bartholomew, medieval physical/sleuth.
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The Lost Abbot: The Nineteenth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew Summary


In the summer of 1358 Matthew Bartholomew finds himself one of a party of Bishop's Commissioners, sent north to investigate the mysterious disappearance of the Abbot of Peterborough. He and his colleagues quickly learn that behind the beautiful facade of the Benedictine monastery there is a vicious struggle for power, and that not everyone would be happy to see the prelate's safe return. This unrest and discontent seems to have spread throughout the town, and there are bitter rivalries between competing shrines and the financial benefits of the relics they hold. One of these shrines is dedicated to Lawrence de Oxforde, a robber and murderer who was executed for his crimes, but who has been venerated ever since miracles started occurring at his grave. But when Bartholomew and his friend Brother Michael go to investigate, they find murder instead...

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Sku
GOR005946823
Title
The Lost Abbot: The Nineteenth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew (Chronicles of Matthew Bartholomew)
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Year published
Number of pages
416
ISBN 10
0751549746
ISBN 13
9780751549744
Prizes
N/A
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