Whispers of the Dead

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Headline, 2004 - Detective and mystery stories, English - 448 pages
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Sister Fidelma originally made her debut as one of crime fiction's most interesting sleuths in short form. The sharp-witted religieuse captured the hearts of many readers as she successfully tackled the most baffling of crimes in her other role as advocate of the law courts of Ireland, using the ancient Brehon Law system. Whispers Of The Dead is the second collection of these stories to be published in the UK. With its breathtaking range of settings and crimes, it is guaranteed to entertain and intrigue - and is an anthology that no lover of Celtic culture or historical crime should be without.

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Whispers of the dead: fifteen Sister Fidelma mysteries

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Fans of Tremayne's Sister Fidelma of Cashel series will welcome this second collection of stories, beginning with Fidelma's study of law. Tremayne lives in London. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Peter Tremayne is the fiction pseudonym of a well-known authority on the ancient Celts, who has utilised his knowledge of the Brehon law system and 7th-Century Irish society to create a new concept in detective fiction.

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