The Sanctuary Sparrow

The Sanctuary Sparrow

eBook - 2014
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On a spring evening in 1140 Shrewsbury, the midnight matins at the Benedictine abbey suddenly reverberate with an unholy sound--a hunt in full cry. Pursued by a drunken mob, the quarry is running for its life. When the frantic creature bursts in to claim sanctuary, Brother Cadfael finds himself fighting off armed townsmen to save a terrified young man. Accused of robbery and murder is Liliwin, a wandering minstrel who performed at the wedding of a local goldsmith's son. The cold light of morning, however, will show his supposed victim still lives, although a strongbox lies empty. Brother Cadfael believes Liliwin is innocent, but finding the truth and the treasure before Liliwin's respite in sanctuary runs out may uncover a deadlier sin than thievery--a desperate love that not even the threat of hanging can stop.
Publisher: New York : MysteriousPress.com/Open Road, 2014
ISBN: 9781497671256
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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EuSei Jan 20, 2014

The quarrels of women are at all times liable to be bitter, ferocious and waged without quarter, especially when they bear upon the matriarchal prerogative.

EuSei Jan 20, 2014

Women can be very deceptive.

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EuSei Jan 20, 2014

Another excellent book from the “Brother Cadfael” series. Very well written, gives you a bit of the taste of that time, although, obviously, not written in Old English.

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