By Margaret Frazer
From the pages of the nationwide bestselling Dame Frevisse mysteries...
A pageant OF MURDER...
In the early summer time of 1438, Joliffe and his fellow gamers have arrived in Coventry for the theatrical competition of Corpus Christi Day. hired via one of many city's wealthy and strong service provider guilds, they plan to offer of the various performs for you to extravagantly depict all of God's tale in a parade of pomp and pageantry.
But while they arrange to accomplish the Nativity, Joliffe should be referred to as directly to play a smart guy off the degree in addition. while the service provider grasp Kydwa is going lacking and is presumed useless, the crafty Bishop Beaufort calls on Joliffe's talents as a undercover agent to discover the mysteries of Coventry's elite. As suspicion falls on his personal partners, Joliffe is drawn into the devilish machinations of a mystery sect of heretics bent on destroying the Church. The gamers might be compelled to offer the harrowing of Hell, yet will Joliffe be capable to resolve a confession of corruption sooner than Coventry's darkish enigmas unharness a medieval bloodbath of the innocents?
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A Play of Heresy (Joliffe the Player, Book 7) by Margaret Frazer