Winter, 1141. The Abbot of Shrewsbury returns from London bringing with him the harsh, unforgiving Father Ailnoth as pastor for Holy Cross parish. None are surprised when Ailnoth's body is found on Christmas morning, but it falls to Cadfael to find his murderer.
Head of Zeus * Crime Fiction
02 Jun 2014 * 252pp * £4.99 * 9781784080624
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