By Margaret Frazer
From the pages of the nationwide bestselling Dame Frevisse mysteries...
A pageant OF MURDER...
In the early summer season of 1438, Joliffe and his fellow avid gamers have arrived in Coventry for the theatrical pageant of Corpus Christi Day. hired by means of one of many city's wealthy and robust service provider guilds, they plan to offer of the numerous performs for you to extravagantly depict all of God's tale in a parade of pomp and pageantry.
But whilst they organize to accomplish the Nativity, Joliffe could be referred to as directly to play a sensible guy off the level in addition. whilst the service provider grasp Kydwa is going lacking and is presumed useless, the crafty Bishop Beaufort calls on Joliffe's abilities as a secret agent to discover the mysteries of Coventry's elite. As suspicion falls on his personal partners, Joliffe is drawn into the devilish machinations of a mystery sect of heretics bent on destroying the Church. The gamers might be compelled to give the harrowing of Hell, yet will Joliffe be ready to resolve a confession of corruption sooner than Coventry's darkish enigmas unharness a medieval bloodbath of the innocents?
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A Play of Heresy (Joliffe the Player, Book 7) by Margaret Frazer