By Paul Doherty
February, 1381. A ruthless killer often called the Ignifer – fireplace Bringer – is rampaging via London, bringing agonising dying and destruction in his wake. He seems to be concentrating on all these thinking about the new trial and conviction of the attractive girl Isolda Beaumont, burned on the stake for the homicide of her husband. because the overdue Sir Walter Beaumont was once an in depth buddy 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 fireplace. The manuscript has when you consider 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 relatively to blame of homicide? who's the terrifying hearth Bringer – and what does he wish? Brother Athelstan is set to take on his such a lot hard, and possibly risky, case yet.
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Book of Fires, The: A Medieval mystery (A Brother Athelstan Medieval Mystery 14) by Paul Doherty