"An intriguing new Brother Athelstan historical mystery - "December, 1380." When the corpse of Sir Robert Kilverby is discovered in a locked room, Brother Athelstan accompanies the King s coroner to investigate.
For Sir Robert had in his possession a priceless relic, a sacred bloodstone, which has now disappeared.
Did Sir Robert die of natural causes or was he murdered?
Athelstan is sceptical of rumours of a curse hanging over Sir Robert, but when it is discovered that a second old soldier has been gruesomely slain on the same night, the rumours no longer seem so far-fetched ..."
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages, black & white illustrations
- Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd
- Publication Date: 05/09/2012
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9781780295206