A Secret and Unlawful Killing: A Mystery of Medieval Ireland (Mysteries of Medieval Ireland)

A Secret and Unlawful Killing: A Mystery of Medieval Ireland (Mysteries of Medieval Ireland)

Cora Harrison


It is 1509 and, for the folk of the Burren in western eire, the Michaelmas reasonable is a joyous time for exchange and party, signaling the beginning of autumn. it is a likelihood to collect, purchase and promote their wares, and pay tribute to the lord in their clans. yet this 12 months is various. The steward of the MacNamara extended family has made up our minds to elevate the volume demanded for its tribute, and it is not lengthy sooner than tempers are operating high.

When the steward's physique is located within the neighborhood churchyard, it falls upon Mara, the Burren's Brehon pass judgement on, to piece the puzzle jointly. was once it revenge, greed, or whatever extra sinister that prompted the homicide? while one other physique is found, it's as much as Mara―despite the distraction of a stunning marriage proposal―to convey the killer to justice sooner than there might be yet one more death.

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