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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This book is filled with strong characters, especially the protagonist Adelia who refuses to be anything than what she is: a 12th century forensic scientist. The writing is unique and clear, leaving ... Read full review

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I listened to this Audio book while driving in to work and I thought it was terrific. I saw the book in my daughters book collection. It's a historical mystery, set in medieval Cambridge; its heroine ... Read full review

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AUTHORS NOTE
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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About the author (2007)

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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