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Product Details

  • Series: Mysteries of Ancient Ireland (Book 23)
  • Hardcover: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Minotaur Books; Reprint edition (July 23, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0312658621
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312658625
  • Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.4 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #687,546 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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“Tremayne writes so authentically about this remote time period that readers will feel they are there in every way . . . a delight!” —Library Journal (starred) on Master of Souls

“The action is tense and gripping . . . a compelling, enjoyable adventure.”
The Philadelphia Inquirer on The Monk who Vanished

“Tremayne, a master of the medieval mystery, continues to shine.” —Booklist on The Dove of Death

“Fidelma's ability to best opponents, whether in argument, strategy, or audacity, makes her a heroine for any age.” —Publishers Weekly on The Council of the Cursed

About the Author

PETER TREMAYNE is a pseudonym of Peter Berresford Ellis, a renowned scholar who has written extensively on the ancient Celts and the Irish. As Tremayne, he is best known for his stories and novels featuring Fidelma of Cashel. He lives in London.

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Peter Tremayne is the fiction pseudonym of Peter Berresford Ellis, a renowned Celtic scholar who has written over 30 books on the Ancient Celts and the Irish. As Tremayne, he is best known for his stories and novels featuring 7th century Irish religieuse Fidelma of Cashel. He lives in London.

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I like how he teaches about the culture and laws of ancient Ireland.
deesno
Great stories, rich historical value, marvelous characters - and always a number of well-timed twists and turns....
P.E.T.
I also enjoy the historical context that he brings into his stories.
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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful By S. Schwartz on October 5, 2012
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Sister Fidelma and her Eadulf are pulled into political upheaval and a conspiracy that threatens Fidelma, her brother the king and their kingdom. It all begins when a young nobleman is found stabbed to death and his body left by a stream. The young nobleman had no identificaiton so Fidelma and Eadulf set out to try to identify him. Their quest leads them into imminent danger and even results in Fidelma's kidnapping which luckly Eadulf rescues her from. The year is 670 AD. The place Ancient Ireland. Mr. Tremayne is an historian and his books are always historically correct. He also crafts intriguing and complex mysteries. This book is the 24th in this series. I did find the book a little difficult to follow because of the large cast and the strange names of the characters. I have been reading Fidelma for a long time so I'm used to the strange sounding names, but this book really has a lot of them. I also found that the descriptions of the various plots and conspiracies were a bit difficult to follow. This would not be a book for someone unfamiliar with Fidelma to begin the series with that's for sure. The book is very well written and the characters are quite realistic as usual, but maybe I'm just a little bewildered by this book for the reasons I've stated. It was not my favourite Sister Fidelma book but it will not stop me from reading this series.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Berys Rowe on April 25, 2013
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Fidelma of Cashel and her husband Eadulf travel to a farmer's stream to try and identify a body of a noble killed there.
This investigation throws up more puzzles to solve until eventually the culprits causing the uprising are uncovered. Another excellent mystery which held my interest right through.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Yoda on November 19, 2012
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Once again an excellent read. Never predictable. Just when you think you know, you don't. Quick moving story nice to relax with. It doesn't tax your brain too much. Great holiday or flight read.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Hume on October 4, 2012
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Peter Tremayne just gets better and better. Cannot wait for the next Sister Fidelma. I love trying to prnounce the Irish Gaelic words in my mind. Thanks for the tutorial on the language at the end of the books.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Maria V. Grant on September 24, 2013
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Fidelma has always been arrogant, a name dropper, testy and had a sense of humor only when it suited her...but she was also knowledgeable, fair and loyal... But in this book, and I am in the middle of the book as I write this, her personality has deteriorated, she is without humor, she is all me me me - it seems her ambition has grown, and not being elected to the office she saught, she is in a bad humor indeed - Frankly she is no longer likable. I continue reading because the series so far has never disappointed, and I'm hoping that as I read on Fidelma will come to her senses," straighten up and fly right"

The historical aspects of the book, the descriptions of dress, way of life, the laws of the time are all still interesting and worth the reading.

Sorry Mr. Tremayne!!! Perhaps I should have waited until I finished the book to write the review - But I'm mad at her now!!!
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This is a great story but a bit of a change from the typical Fidelma mystery. Small band raids, kidnapping, and a rogue band of monks seem to be related to a bigger plan.
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By kadonne on April 10, 2014
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I have read almost all of the Fidelma books and have thoroughly enjoyed them. The reader must place her/himself in the time period and try to understand the differences in all aspects of life. Married religious, a sensible legal system, hospitality; makes one wonder why we couldn't retain those positive aspects of life.
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By dietmar henning on April 8, 2014
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I love these detective stories with a historical background. The outcome is surprising and the course of the narrative is thrilling. The historic background is based on scientific research, so it is not just fiction in that it really might have happened. The author has a lot of people who show support for his work and his main figure: Fidelma of Cashel.
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