By Paul Doherty
February, 1381. A ruthless killer referred to as the Ignifer – hearth Bringer – is rampaging via London, bringing agonising loss of life and destruction in his wake. He seems to be focusing on all these keen on the hot trial and conviction of the attractive woman Isolda Beaumont, burned on the stake for the homicide of her husband. because the overdue Sir Walter Beaumont was once 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 used to be a duplicate of the mysterious ‘Book of Fires’, containing the key formulation of a devastating weapon, the so-called Greek hearth. The manuscript has for the reason that disappeared, and Gaunt is determined for it to not fall into the fingers of the Upright males, who're busy plotting the good Revolt.
Was Isolda rather responsible of homicide? who's the terrifying hearth Bringer – and what does he wish? Brother Athelstan is ready to take on his so much difficult, and most likely harmful, case yet.
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Book of Fires, The: A Medieval mystery (A Brother Athelstan Medieval Mystery 14) by Paul Doherty