Murder, mystery and malice in medieval Cambridge.
Ariana Franklin (Diana Norman) was born in Devon and at twenty became the youngest reporter then on Fleet Street. She was also the author of the critically acclaimed Death Maze, Relics of the Dead and The Assassin's Prayer all featuring anatomist Adelia Aguilar. She passed away in 2011.
a vigorous evocation of medieval life in all its richness and
squalor and an attention-grabbing thriller. * BBC History magazine
Franklin is one of the very best creators of medieval whodunnits writing today * Guardian *
Great fun! Franklin succeeds in vividly bringing the 12th century to life with this cracking good story * KATE MOSSE *
A morbidly entertaining novel that outdoes the competition * New York Times *
Exhilarating... I want to crown Ariana Franklin Queen of the Historical Mystery! * TESS GERRITSEN *