If you have a few nights free, I think it's worth picking up.
The locale and historical characters fit well into the plot/storyline and made a rather typical murder mystery more interesting.
The author is a little wordy, and many sections through the middle of the book seemed to drag on for no reason.
My first Sr. Fidelma mystery, but certainly not my last. Well written and interesting.Published 9 hours ago by Margaret K. Price
I think I'm generous when I give it three stars. Maybe the plot is OK, but I thought the character descriptions were very monotonous. They sometimes even seemed anachronistic. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Roar Ljoekjell
I have to say, this book is a real find. Set in the 7th Century and dealing with the importance of Irish culture, among other topics, Absolution By Murder portrayed an era of time... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Laura E.
Excellent start to this series. Wonderful setting in a time period rarely found in fiction, England in the 7th century. Good characters, plot, and dialogue. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Sandra Kral
I totally enjoyed this book. Love the historical data included in the story about the Christian church, and about Ireland. Sister Fidelma is a delightful and believable character. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Frances J. Holm
Interesting to see how Rome became the dominant Christian faith. A good read, full of historical details and interesting characters.Published 3 months ago by Patricia West
Absolution by Murder by Peter Tremayne
About the series:
The Sister Fidelma mysteries are set mainly in Ireland during the mid-seventh century AD. Read more
This is the first book in the Sister Fidelma series of mysteries. Typically these books are set in ancient Ireland, but this first book it is set in Britain in the year 664. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Arly Allen