A Secret and Unlawful Killing: A Mystery of Medieval Ireland (Mysteries of Medieval Ireland)

A Secret and Unlawful Killing: A Mystery of Medieval Ireland (Mysteries of Medieval Ireland)

Cora Harrison


It is 1509 and, for the folk of the Burren in western eire, the Michaelmas reasonable is a joyous time for exchange and social gathering, signaling the beginning of autumn. it is a likelihood to collect, purchase and promote their wares, and pay tribute to the lord in their clans. yet this 12 months is assorted. The steward of the MacNamara extended family has determined to elevate the quantity demanded for its tribute, and it isn't lengthy sooner than tempers are operating high.

When the steward's physique is located within the neighborhood churchyard, it falls upon Mara, the Burren's Brehon pass judgement on, to piece the puzzle jointly. used to be it revenge, greed, or whatever extra sinister that prompted the homicide? while one other physique is came across, it really is as much as Mara―despite the distraction of a shocking marriage proposal―to carry the killer to justice prior to there could be one more death.

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