Books tagged: history mystery

The adult filter is active; content marked as adults-only by the author is not listed. To view this content, click the button below to disable the adult filter.

Found 12 results

The Outlaw's Tale
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,520. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Leaving the safety of her nunnery walls behind, Dame Frevisse is waylaid on the King's Highway by a band of outlaws and drawn into an unholy web of treachery and deceit. The Outlaw's Tale is the third installment of award-winning author Margaret Frazer's twice Edgar-nominated Dame Frevisse Medieval Mystery series.
The Boy's Tale
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,770. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
"Sanctuary! In God's name you must give it!" A dark lady rides back into the life of Dame Frevisse, bearing with her two small boys haunted by the touch of death and scandal. Nine men lie dead on the road behind them, victims of the grim fate which relentlessly pursues them. Some seek to turn them away, but when they request sanctuary Frevisse is bound by her holy oaths to grant it.
Tournament of Time
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,820. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A mystery by Edgar Award winner Elaine Marie Alphin. When Jess's family moves to York, homesick Jess runs away from school and discovers the spirits of the murdered "Princes in the Tower" imprisoned in stained glass windows. Desperate to escape, the spirits enter into Jess and her brothers, begging to be taken home. But the murderer's spirit has other more sinister plans for Jess and her friends.
The Bishop's Tale
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
"MAY GOD STRIKE ME DOWN WITHIN THE HOUR!" To the guests at the mourning feast for Thomas Chaucer, the last words of the detested Sir Clement Sharpe had been enough to damn him in the eyes of God. But the crafty Dame Frevisse and cunning Bishop Beaufort suspect that there may be an all-too-mortal hand at work in Sir Clement's death...
The Witch's Tale
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live... Witchcraft has come to the peaceful village near St. Frideswide, and its foul touch is striking down those closest to the church. Can Dame Frevisse thwart the servants of the devil before the hellfire of hysteria sears the souls of the faithful? Or is there more to this magic than meets the eye? The truth can only be found in the Witch's Tale.
The Midwife's Tale
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Cisily Fisher has died in childbirth and now the village of Priors Byfield is held in a grip of fear. Can Dame Frevisse find the root of misery behind a murderer's sin before the next lethal blow falls? Or will be the village be lost in a hue and cry of terror? The gentling touch of the midwife may calm the tortured soul... or give birth to a bitter death.
The Stone-Worker's Tale
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Simon the sculptor had been truly touched by God's gift. He saw beauty that others could not and brought it to life through his craft. But Simon also saw the beauty of Elyn. Clandestine meetings have given way to sinful lust, and now the two lovers have vanished. But Frevisse alone suspects there may be some darker truth behind the midnight vanishing...
Winter Heart
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,220. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
One man has been kidnapped. Another has been murdered. In the bleakest depths of winter, Frevisse finds her soul chilled with the heavy burdens of duty and responsibility. Even the warmth of charity is in short supply as the villagers of Prior Byfield turn against each in bloody feuds of greed and rage, weaving knots of treachery which even the clever Frevisse may find hard to unwind.
The Murderer's Tale
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,670. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
The wealthy Lionel Knyvet has been possessed by a foul demon. Seeking relief from the horrific terrors visited upon his body each fortnight, Lionel has dragged his entire household on an endless pilgrimage across the breadth and length of England. Dame Frevisse wants merely to enjoy the peace of the road, but instead finds herself draawn into the vilest depths of the human soul.
The Prioress' Tale
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Under the harsh hand of its newly elected prioress, St. Frideswide's has become a place of deadly sin. The corruption has found fertile soil in the rage and greed of Domina Alys, who has turned the priory into a boarding house for her relatives, the Godfreys. If Frevisse cannot save the nunnery from itself, then St. Frideswide's may be no more... NOMINATED FOR THE 1998 EDGAR AWARD