A Corpse at St. Andrew's ChapelMel Starr
Alan, the beadle of the manor of Bampton, had gone out at dusk to seek those who might violate curfew. When, the following morning, he had stillnot returned home, his young wife Matilda sought out Master Hugh de Singleton, surgeon and bailiff of the manor.Two days later Alan... Read More
Two days later Alan's corpse is discovered in the hedge, at the side of the track to St. Andrew's Chapel. His throat has been torn out, his head half-severed from his body and his face, hands, and forearms lacerated with deep scratches.
Master Hugh, meeting Hubert the coroner at the scene, listens carefully to the coroner surmise that a wolf had caused the great wound. And yet . . . if so, why is there so little blood?
- Product type: Book
- Format: Softcover
- Release Date: Nov 27, 2014
- UPC: 9781782640325
- Height: 0.64
- Width: 5.08
- Length: 7.8
- Volumes/Discs: 0
- Pages: 0
- Language: English
- BISAC: "FIC042030"
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- Medieval Mystery! by email@example.com on 4/19/2015
"A Corpse at St. Andrew's Chapel is an indepth medieval mystery. The author has researched his subject matter thoroughly, and follows this time period very effectively. A glossary of terms pertaining to medieval times is given at the beginning of this novel in order for the reader to become acquainted with detailing that is an integral part of the story.
Mr. Starr has depicted his characters with depth and relatable personalities. Very pictorial views of the castle, the chapel and surrounding landscape are portrayed in accordance with the time period and locale. Attention to detail is a strong point in this medieval mystery.
For those who enjoy being swept back in time to the days of the 14th century, "A Corpse at St. Andrew's Chapel" is a book to savor. Be prepared to stay with this book. You won't want to put it down! A gruesome murder and the details surrounding it will keep you riveted to your chair!
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