A Play of Isaac (A Joliffe Mystery)

A Play of Isaac (A Joliffe Mystery)

Margaret Frazer

Ripped from the pages of the award-winning author's Dame Frevisse novels...

THE heart a while COME TO LIFE... TO deliver US MURDER

The 12 months is 1434, and arrangements are less than means for the Corpus Christi pageant in Oxford, England. performs are a conventional a part of the party, and Joliffe and the remainder of his troupe are to accomplish Isaac and Abraham. until eventually then, their theatrical antics are well-known through a filthy rich service provider who bargains them a chance to ply their exchange for room and board.

But whilst the physique of a murdered guy is located open air the barn door the place the troupe is accommodation, Joliffe needs to elevate the curtain at the product owner's mysterious earlier and discover the startling fact in the back of a homicide such a lot foul...

"Everything i might was hoping to discover: memorable characters, a meticulously particular international, an interesting crime, and a pleasing conclusion." - Roundtable Reviews

"Will entertain and confound you with its intricately plotted secret and richly special writing... Ms. Frazer is aware the 15th century and it shows..." - Romance Readers Connection

"Deftly drawn characters performing in a degree of complicated and actual info of medieval life." - Affaire de Couer

Carefully and faithfully rendered, 15th-century England and France and the entire political problems come simply to life... Medieval secret lovers will once more benefit from the shrewdpermanent participant Joliffe and his adventures. - The secret Reader


"Prepare to be enchanted as Margaret Frazer transports you again to the fifteenth century." - Romantic Times

"More than simply a great learn. The reader comes away sadder and wiser, understanding that what tehy've learn is that stuff of actual lifestyles. Brava!" - Historical Novels Review

"A delicate and soaking up saga of conspiracy and treachery in 15th-century England... A tantalizing mystery seems to have attractive political implications." - Publishers Weekly

"Finely plotted and subtly shaded. Frazer has the particular substance that brings an period to existence, whereas her characters' mental make-up is as cunningly wrought because the historic background." - Publishers Weekly

"Margaret Frazer has quietly claimed her position as one of many preeminent writers of old crime fiction, supplying the complete package deal - a superb secret, significant characters, and a desirable interval of background. Her novels are a dream to read." - Aunt Agatha's Newsletter

Herodotus Award Winner.
Twice nominated for the Edgar Award
Twice nominated for the Minnesota booklet Award
A Romantic instances best Pick.

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