A Prayer for the Damned
By (author) Peter Tremayne
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Prayer for the Damned by Peter Tremayne
Book DescriptionIn February of 668 A.D., Fidelma of Cashel and her companion Eadulf are about to get married. Again. Their initial trial marriage of a year and a day has ended and they are about to embark on a permanent partnership. As the sister to the King of Muman, Fidelma's marriage ceremony is a major event in the kingdom of Ireland and the High King, as well as kings of the other Irish kingdoms and other major figures are going to be in attendance. One not so welcome guest is the fanatical Abbot Ultan, who advocates the radical position of celebacy for all religieuse and feels that Sister Fidelma's upcoming nuptials are an abomination. On the eve of the ceremony, Abbot Ultan is found murdered in his chamber. Worse still, one of the most distinguished guests, the King of Connacht, has been seen fleeing from the scene and is charged with the murder. Quickly Fidelma, who is appointed in the King's defense, discovers that Abbot Ultan is not the pious man he was thought to be, and has numerous enemies amongst those assembled for the wedding. Her wedding delayed, the high born guests restless and querulous, and the murder and it's aftermath threatening to cause chaos throughout the Kingdom, it's up to Fidelma to uncover the murderer--and the truth behind the murder itself--if the often tenuouos peace of 7th century Ireland is to be maintained.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780312377892
Paperback / softback
(210mm x 139mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Minotaur Books
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Publish Date: 30-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Peter Tremayne
Penance of the Damned, Paperback (March 2017)
The new mystery in Peter Tremayne's long-standing and much-loved series featuring 7th-century Irish super-sleuth Sister Fidelma
Second Death, Hardback (July 2016)
Originally published: Great Britain: Headline, 2015.
Devil's Seal, Hardback (July 2015)View all books by Peter Tremayne
Originally published: Great Britain: Headline Publishing Group, 2014.
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Author Biography - Peter Tremayne
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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