The Straw Men

The Straw Men

Being the Twelfth of the Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan

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After two VIP guests are beheaded during a play put on for the Regent, Brother Athelstan must find the killer, in a medieval mystery set in the 14th century.

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“Medieval mystery fans have cause for rejoicing with the return of Brother Athelstan” Booklist on Bloodstone January, 1381. Guests of the Regent, John of Gaunt, Brother Athelstan and Sir John Cranston have been attending a mystery play performed by the Straw Men, Gaunt’s personal acting troupe, when the evening’s entertainment is rudely interrupted by the sudden, violent deaths of two of Gaunt’s VIP guests, their severed heads left on stage. The Regent orders Athelstan to find out who committed such a heinous act, leading Athelstan to tackle his most baffling case yet.

January, 1381. Guests of the Regent, John of Gaunt, Brother Athelstan and Sir John Cranston have been attending a mystery play performed by the Straw Men, Gaunt’s personal acting troupe, when the evening’s entertainment is rudely interrupted by the sudden, violent deaths of two of Gaunt’s VIP guests, their severed heads left on stage. The Regent orders Athelstan to find out who committed such a heinous act, leading Athelstan to tackle his most baffling case yet.

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While attending a mystery play performed by the Straw Men, an acting troupe, Brother Athelstan comes across a violent double murder, and he must find the culprit and discover if the royal court has a spy in their midst.

Publisher: Sutton : Crème de la Crime, 2012
ISBN: 9781780290379
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY DOH
Characteristics: 214 p. ;,23 cm.

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