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.
I've only recently heard of the series and this was my first experience with Sister Fidelma. I appreciate a well-set historical novel, especially in this time-period, and this... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Thomas Marble
This book is an introduction to Sister Fidelma, a young religieuse and a dalaigh ( advocate ) of the Brehon Court of Ireland. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Al Madding
This book was on the list for the book club at my local Irish cultural museum. I looked at the description of what it was about and figured I would give it a shot. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Krystle Bertoncin
I purchased this book with high hopes and expectations, only to be disappointed. If, like me, you tend to roll your eyes at descriptions of handsome but irritating men who... Read morePublished 3 months ago by arctic-wolfie
The book and story are fine. the book was damaged in shipping. Poorly packaged and mangled.Published 3 months ago by James L. Fling
Due to a different review I downloaded the sample. This is not a boring story,nor it it bogged down in scholarly language. It's a fast paced mystery with fascinating characters. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kindle Customer
My first Sr. Fidelma mystery, but certainly not my last. Well written and interesting.Published 3 months 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 4 months ago by Roar Ljoekjell