Book of Fires, The: A Medieval mystery (A Brother Athelstan by Paul Doherty

By Paul Doherty

An fascinating medieval secret that includes sleuthing monk Brother Athelstan

February, 1381. A ruthless killer referred to as the Ignifer – fireplace Bringer – is rampaging via London, bringing agonising demise and destruction in his wake. He seems to be focusing on all these all for the hot trial and conviction of the gorgeous girl Isolda Beaumont, burned on the stake for the homicide of her husband. because the overdue Sir Walter Beaumont used to be a detailed good friend of the Regent, John of Gaunt orders Sir John Cranston and Brother Athelstan to investigate.

In the lifeless man’s ownership was once a duplicate of the mysterious ‘Book of Fires’, containing the key formulation of a devastating weapon, the so-called Greek fireplace. The manuscript has on the grounds that disappeared, and Gaunt is determined for it to not fall into the palms of the Upright males, who're busy plotting the good Revolt.

Was Isolda quite in charge of homicide? who's the terrifying fireplace Bringer – and what does he wish? Brother Athelstan is set to take on his such a lot hard, and almost certainly risky, case yet.

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