Murder By The Book

Murder By The Book: The Eighteenth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 06/06/2013
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Murder By The Book
Wonderful read
I have to admit to being a longstanding fan of Susanna Gregory’s Matthew Bartholomew series. Set in the mid-fourteenth-century Cambridge, these densely plo... READ MORE
Annia Cherryson at Southampton West Quay

Synopsis

The eighteenth chronicle in the Matthew Bartholomew series. It is drawing near to the end of term, and the University at Cambridge is in turmoil over the opening of a new Common Library. There is an attack on one of the masters at a meeting to discuss the matter, and a body is found floating in the pond in the library's garden on the eve of its opening. Meanwhile, there are rumours of a large force of dangerous smugglers lurking in the Fens. Aided by their friend Sheriff Tulyet, Bartholomew and Michael must thwart the invaders before the Feast of Corpus Christi the following week. To fail might mean the destruction of the town... 'A first-rate treat for mystery lovers' (Historical Novels Review) 'Susanna Gregory has an extraordinary ability to conjure up a strong sense of time and place' (Choice)

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780751542578
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Weight: 306g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 29 mm

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