A Play of Isaac (A Joliffe Mystery)

A Play of Isaac (A Joliffe Mystery)

Margaret Frazer

Ripped from the pages of the award-winning author's Dame Frevisse novels...

THE heart a while COME TO LIFE... TO convey US MURDER

The yr is 1434, and arrangements are below approach for the Corpus Christi pageant in Oxford, England. performs are a conventional a part of the get together, and Joliffe and the remainder of his troupe are to accomplish Isaac and Abraham. till then, their theatrical antics are fashionable through a prosperous service provider who deals them a chance to ply their alternate for room and board.

But whilst the physique of a murdered guy is located outdoor the barn door the place the troupe is accommodation, Joliffe needs to increase the curtain at the product owner's mysterious earlier and discover the startling fact at the back of a homicide such a lot foul...

"Everything i might was hoping to discover: memorable characters, a meticulously special global, an exciting crime, and a lovely conclusion." - Roundtable Reviews

"Will entertain and confound you with its intricately plotted secret and richly precise writing... Ms. Frazer understands the 15th century and it shows..." - Romance Readers Connection

"Deftly drawn characters appearing in a degree of problematic and actual information of medieval life." - Affaire de Couer

Carefully and faithfully rendered, 15th-century England and France and all of the political problems come simply to life... Medieval secret fanatics will once more benefit from the smart participant Joliffe and his adventures. - The secret Reader


"Prepare to be enchanted as Margaret Frazer transports you again to the fifteenth century." - Romantic Times

"More than simply an excellent learn. The reader comes away sadder and wiser, figuring out that what tehy've learn is that stuff of actual lifestyles. Brava!" - Historical Novels Review

"A tender and soaking up saga of conspiracy and treachery in 15th-century England... A tantalizing mystery seems to have wonderful political implications." - Publishers Weekly

"Finely plotted and subtly shaded. Frazer has the particular substance that brings an period to existence, whereas her characters' mental make-up is as cunningly wrought because the ancient background." - Publishers Weekly

"Margaret Frazer has quietly claimed her position as one of many preeminent writers of old crime fiction, offering the entire package deal - a great secret, tremendous characters, and a desirable interval of background. Her novels are a dream to read." - Aunt Agatha's Newsletter

Herodotus Award Winner.
Twice nominated for the Edgar Award
Twice nominated for the Minnesota e-book Award
A Romantic occasions most sensible Pick.

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