Murder on Good Friday by Sara Conway
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Murder on Good Friday
By Sara Conway

Murder on Good Friday

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Murder on Good Friday by Sara Conway

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On Monday, March 30 in the year 1220, the day after Easter, in a field outside the town of Hexham in northern England, the body of a young child, Alfred, is discovered murdered. Lord Godwin, Bailiff of Hexham and in the service of the Archbishop of Canterbury, is summoned to the scene. Alfred has been strangled, but even more shocking are the wounds marking his body: his palms bear puncture wounds, as if iron nails had been driven through them, and his left side has been pierced with a knife. Godwin reckons that Alfred died on Good Friday. Why would someone kill a child on Good Friday? And why would his body be marked in imitation of the crucifixion of Christ? Soon a rumour begins to spread that the Jews had murdered young Alfred, and a mob seizes all the Jews in Hexham, an extended family of nine. Godwin's first task is to prevent the Jews' murder by the mob, his second to find the person guilty of the horrible murder. A disiIlusioned and battle-weary ex-Crusader, Godwin sets out to find the murderer as a means of atoning for his part in the crusade and for coming back when his dearest friend and kinsman Aidan did not. Will he be successful? Will the Jews' lives be spared? Will the murderer be exposed? And will Lord Godwin ever discover - wherever the forgiveness he seeks for failing to protect the life of Aidan?

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781581821888
ISBN-10: 1581821883
Format: Hardback
(230mm x 150mm x 27mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Cumberland House Publishing,US
Publisher: Cumberland House Publishing,US
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Sara Conway

SARA CONWAY teaches ancient and medieval history in Washington. She holds an M.A. in history.

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