Candle Flame: A novel of Mediaeval London featuring Brother by Paul Doherty

By Paul Doherty

An interesting medieval secret that includes Brother Athelstan

February, 1381. London lies frozen within the grip of 1 of the bitterest winters on list. The ever-rising taxes demanded by means of the Regent, John of Gaunt, are inflicting expanding resentment one of the city’s bad. while the seething unrest boils over right into a bloody bloodbath at a ultimate Southwark tavern, The Candle Flame, within which 9 humans, together with Gaunt’s tax creditors, their army escort and the prostitutes enjoyable them, are brutally murdered, the livid Regent orders Brother Athelstan to unravel the matter.

For not just has Gaunt’s treasure trove been stolen, he has cause to think a French undercover agent is energetic alongside the Thames, rigorously recording for his masters within the Louvre the nation of English battle cogs. and a pro murderer, Beowulf, who has sworn vengeance opposed to Gaunt and his minions, additionally stalks the shadows. once more, Athelstan needs to input the murky global of homicide, the place the darkness consistently shifts and nobody is who or what they seem.

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