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The Nun's Tale By Candace Robb

The Nun's Tale
by Candace Robb

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When a young nun dies of a fever in the town of Beverley in the summer of 1365, she is buried quickly for fear of the plague.Travelling to Leeds and Scarborough to unearth clues, Owen finds only a trail of corpses, until a meeting with Geoffrey Chaucer, spy for King Edward, links the nun with mercenary soldiers and the powerful Percy family.
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The Nun's Tale: An Owen Archer Medieval Mystery by Candace Robb

When a young nun dies of a fever in the town of Beverley in the summer of 1365, she is buried quickly for fear of the plague. But one year later a woman appears, talking of relic-trading and miracles. She claims to be the dead nun resurrected. Murder follows swiftly in her wake, and the worried Archbishop of York asks Owen Archer to investigate. Travelling to Leeds and Scarborough to unearth clues, Owen finds only a trail of corpses, until a meeting with Geoffrey Chaucer, spy for King Edward, links the nun with mercenary soldiers and the powerful Percy family. Meanwhile, in York, the apothecary Lucie Wilton has won the mysterious woman's confidence. But the troubled secrets which start to emerge will endanger them all...

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About Candace Robb


Candace Robb has read and researched medieval history for many years, having studied for a Ph.D in Medieval and Anglo-Saxon Literature. She is the author of nine Owen Archer novels and three Margaret Kerr Mysteries.

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GOR001194307
The Nun's Tale: An Owen Archer Medieval Mystery by Candace Robb
Candace Robb
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
1995-05-17
416
0099427427
9780099427421
N/A
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