The Monastery Murders

September 27, 2018|
The Monastery Murders by E.m. Powell
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Their lives are ones of quiet contemplation—and brutal murder.

Christmas Eve, 1176. Brother Maurice, monk of Fairmore Abbey, awaits the night prayer bell. But there is only silence. Cursing his fellow brother Cuthbert’s idleness, he seeks him out—and in the darkness, finds him brutally murdered.

Summoned from London to the isolated monastery on the Yorkshire Moors, Aelred Barling, clerk to the King’s justices, and his messenger Hugo Stanton, set about investigating the horrific crime. They quickly discover that this is far from a quiet monastic house. Instead, it seethes with bitter feuds, rivalries and resentments. But no sooner do they arrive than the killer strikes again—and again.

When Barling discovers a pattern to these atrocities, it becomes apparent that the murderer’s rampage is far from over. With everyone, including the investigators, now fearing for their lives, can Barling and Stanton unmask the culprit before more blood is spilled?

E.M. Powell’s historical thriller Fifth Knight novels have been #1 Amazon and Bild bestsellers. The Monastery Murders is the second novel in her new Stanton and Barling medieval murder mystery series. She is a contributing editor to International Thriller Writers’ The Big Thrill magazine, blogs for English Historical Fictio...
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Title:The Monastery Murders
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 1 in
Published:September 27, 2018
Publisher:Amazon Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781503903241

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