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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User Review  - MaureenCean - LibraryThing

I am actually listening to this on cd. I don't have the patience to get the edition correct! The reader for this production is the best I have encountered. I will have to look her up, I am thinking ... Read full review

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I read MOTAOD in 2009 and listened in 2010 Historically it was full of tidbits that helped the era come to life for me. The story was engaging. Only a few times did I feel it stalled a bit. 4* 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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