A Parliament of Spies: A Mystery

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Macmillan, Jan 31, 2012 - Fiction - 384 pages
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All the danger and intrigue of 14th-century England spring to life in this "compelling" (Publishers Weekly) series about the brave, incorruptible Abbess of Meaux.

Abbess Hildegard may consider herself  “just a nun with no useful skills or connections,” yet her loyalty and intelligence have brought her to the attention of King Richard II himself—not the safest place to be, when the king has enemies on all sides. As Hildegard wrestles with her role as a spy in the parliament that is hastily gathering at Westminster, Cassandra Clark's A Parliament of Spies shows us the human side of history, giving readers new reason to follow Publishers Weekly’s rallying cry: “Medievalists rejoice!”



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Review: A Parliament of Spies (Abbess of Meaux #4)

User Review  - Barb Moore - Goodreads

Though the medieval setting seemed authentic, neither the plot nor Hildegard's character and actions felt authentic to me. I was puzzled that almost all the male characters were in love with Hildegard ... Read full review

Review: A Parliament of Spies (Abbess of Meaux #4)

User Review  - VeronikaBilkova - Goodreads

I like historical mysteries but this book has been a huge disappointment. First of all, the book is really badly written. It is boring, with a lot of dull dialogues. When something happens, you mostly ... Read full review

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CASSANDRA CLARK lives in London. This is the fourth novel in her acclaimed series featuring Abbess Hildegard. Her childhood spent in Yorkshire was her inspiration for the series.

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