Mistress of the Art of Death

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Penguin, Feb 6, 2007 - Fiction - 432 pages
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The national bestselling hit hailed by the New York Times as a "vibrant medieval mystery...[it] outdoes the competition."

In medieval Cambridge, England, Adelia, a female forensics expert, is summoned by King Henry II to investigate a series of gruesome murders that has wrongly implicated the Jewish population, yielding even more tragic results. As Adelia's investigation takes her behind the closed doors of the country's churches, the killer prepares to strike again.
 

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Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin Sub-genre: Historical Mystery 5 Stars Synopsis: Henry II of England has a problem. The Jews are suspected of killing small children and cannot pay their ... Read full review

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In medieval Cambridge four children have been murdered. The Catholic townsfolk blame their Jewish neighbors, so to save them from the rioting mob, the Cambridge Jews are placed under the protection of ... Read full review

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Ariana Franklin is the pen name of British writer Diana Norman. A bestselling author and former journalist, she lives in England with her husband, the film critic Barry Norman.

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