Mistress of the art of death

by Ariana Franklin | 03 February 2011
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Winner of the CWA Best Historical Crime Novel of the Year 'Great fun! Franklin succeeds in vividly bringing the 12th century to life with this cracking good story' KATE MOSSE Medieval England. A hideous murder. Enter the first female anatomist... Adelia Aguilar is a rare thing in medieval Europe - a woman who has trained as a doctor. Her speciality is the study of corpses, a skill that must be concealed if she is to avoid accusations of witchcraft. But in Cambridge a child has been murdered, others are disappearing, and King Henry has called upon a renowned Italian investigator to find the killer - fast. What the king gets is Adelia, his very own Mistress of the Art of Death. The investigation takes Adelia deep into Cambridge; its castle and convents, and streets teeming with life. And it is here that she attracts the attention of a murderer who is prepared to kill again... 'Exhilarating... I want to crown Ariana Franklin Queen of the Historical Mystery!' TESS GERRITSEN Readers are gripped by Mistress of the Art of Death : 'Unputdownable . . . Her characters are beguiling' ***** 'Utterly enthralling' ***** 'JUST what I want from a historical detective novel . . . The storytelling is phenomenal' *****
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Winner of the CWA Best Historical Crime Novel of the Year 'Great fun! Franklin succeeds in vividly bringing the 12th century to life with this cracking good story' KATE MOSSE Medieval England. A hideous murder. Enter the first female anatomist... Adelia Aguilar is a rare thing in medieval Europe - a woman who has trained as a doctor. Her speciality is the study of corpses, a skill that must be concealed if she is to avoid accusations of witchcraft. But in Cambridge a child has been murdered, others are disappearing, and King Henry has called upon a renowned Italian investigator to find the killer - fast. What the king gets is Adelia, his very own Mistress of the Art of Death. The investigation takes Adelia deep into Cambridge; its castle and convents, and streets teeming with life. And it is here that she attracts the attention of a murderer who is prepared to kill again... 'Exhilarating... I want to crown Ariana Franklin Queen of the Historical Mystery!' TESS GERRITSEN Readers are gripped by Mistress of the Art of Death : 'Unputdownable . . . Her characters are beguiling' ***** 'Utterly enthralling' ***** 'JUST what I want from a historical detective novel . . . The storytelling is phenomenal' *****
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