A servant has been murdered and the baby in her charge abducted.
Fidelma of Cashel has solved even more horrendous crimes in her career as an advocate of the ancient Brehon Courts of Ireland.
But this case is different. For both Sister Fidelma and her companion, Brother Eadulf of Saxmund's Ham, the case is unique because of the personal emotions involved.
The baby who has been abducted is their own son. What is the motive for their crime? Could someone seeking vengeance on Fidelma and Eadulf have done the deed?
They have made a lot of enemies in their pursuit of justice.
Fidelma and Eadulf, ignoring protests that they are too emotionally involved to undertake the investigation, set out on an increasingly desperate mission to save their son...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 384 pages, 1 map
- Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
- Publication Date: 07/03/2005
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9780755302260