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City of Fiends (Hardback)
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Hardback 464 Pages / Published: 07/06/2012
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It's 1327 and England is in turmoil. King Edward II has been removed from the throne and his son installed in his place. The old man's rule had proved a disaster for the realm and many hope that his removal may mean the return of peace to England's cities.

Keeper of the King's Peace Sir Baldwin de Furnshill and his friend Bailiff Simon Puttock had been tasked with guarding Edward II, but they have failed in their task and now ride fast to Exeter to inform the sheriff of the old king's escape.

In Exeter, the sheriff has problems of his own. Overnight the body of a young maid has been discovered, lying bloodied and abandoned in a dirty alleyway. The city's gates had been shut against the lawlessness outside, so the perpetrator must still lie within the sanctuary of the town.

When Baldwin de Furnshill arrives, along with Sir Richard de Welles, a companion of old, he is tasked with uncovering the truth behind this gruesome murder. But, in a city where every man hides a secret, his task will be far from easy...

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
ISBN: 9780857205216
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 644 g
Dimensions: 234 x 153 x 1 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Anticipate intricate plotting in Jecks's latest entry in his action-packed medieval series. . . . Expect demand!" --"Library Journal" on "King's Gold"
"Jecks once again captures the spirit of the period with another exciting visit to 14th-century England." --"Publishers Weekly" on "The Bishop Must Die"
"Once again, Jecks seamlessly blends fact and fiction." --"Publishers Weekly" on "The Oath"
"A textbook example of how to blend action and detection in a historical." --"Publishers Weekly"

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“Classic Michael Jecks!”

Another compelling Medieval Murder Mystery from Michael Jecks. Set almost entirely in Medieval Exeter, you get a real sense of life within Medieval Society, and what it was like to live in this dangerous, yet also... More

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29th September 2013
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