Comment: This is Priscilla Royal's second murder mystery set in the 13th century -
and it's a true delight. Royal continues with the characters she
introduced in 'Wine of Violence' (2003) - the gutsy young prioress of
Tyndal Abbey, Eleanor, and her companions, Sister Anne, a nun skilled in
medicine, and Brother Thomas, an unwilling and unseemingly handsome monk with a complex past - more about which we'll undoubtedly learn in
The first installment was set in Tyndal, but in Tyrant of the Mind, Eleanor, Sister Anne and Brother Thomas have traveled to Eleanor's family seat on the borders of Wales where her nephew is very sick. Before long the bodies start falling, almost as thick and fast as the snow on the ground (which prevents anyone calling for the local sheriff - ...
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