Crowner's Crusade

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Severn House, 2012 - Fiction - 217 pages
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1192. Returning from the Holy Land at the end of the Third Crusade with Richard the Lionheart, King of England, Sir John de Wolfe, a Devon knight, finds England simmering with rebellion. Discovering a body washed up on the shores of the River Exe, its throat cut, Sir John deduces that he was a king s courier. Tasked by Hubert Walter, the Chief Justiciar, to find out why the man died and who killed him, Sir John de Wolfe finds himself drawn unwillingly into affairs of state. His new career as a king s coroner is about to begin . . ."

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No synopsis, that's in the publisher's purview. I will just tell you that I enjoy excellent story telling within a sound (primary sources) historical matrix so I very much enjoyed this prequel. Dr ... Read full review

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This prequel in the popular Crowner John historical crime fiction series comes in two parts: the first deals with the return of Richard the Lionheart and his small band of councillors and Knights ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Bernard Knight is a retired Home Office pathologist renowned for his work on such high-profile cases as the Fred and Rosemary West murders. Bernard is the author of the 'Crowner John' series, as well as the Dr Richard Pryor forensic mystery series.

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