Master Of Souls Sister Fidelma Mysteries Book 16

'Where is he, then, who would be “master of souls”?' Sister Easdan now rose in her place. 'While we did not know who the man was, Olcán took orders from a ...

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Author: Peter Tremayne

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780755372713

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

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Sister Fidelma must find the link that connects the mysterious crimes in MASTER OF SOULS, Peter Tremayne's brilliant sixteenth novel in the ever-popular Sister Fidelma mystery series. PRAISE FOR THE SISTER FIDELMA SERIES: 'A compulsive readable whodunit fronted by one of the most reliably intriguing characters to grace the pages of the genre' Booklist On a storm-driven night, wreckers drive a ship onto rocks off the coast of Ireland. An Abbess leading a pilgrimage is killed and the young religieuse with her abducted. An ageing scholar is murdered in the Abbey of Ard Fhearta. Do these events have a connection? Sister Fidelma and Brother Eadulf go to Ard Fhearta to examine the mystery. But the abbey stands in the territory of the Uí Fidgente, enemies of Fidelma and her brother, the King of Cashel, and danger threatens Fidelma and Eadulf from the moment of their arrival. What is the link that connects the crimes? Who is the mysterious `master of souls' spreading death and corruption across the land? Has Uaman the Leper, Lord of the Passes, returned from the dead? What readers are saying about MASTER OF SOULS: 'Absolutely gripping from start to finish. Could not put it down' 'MASTER OF SOULS gives us more insight into the customs of ancient Ireland, as well as an interesting mystery to unravel' 'Peter Tremayne writes some of the best historical mysteries due in part to his heroine, a woman living in an enlightened country when the rest of Europe is going through the dark ages'

Master of Souls

In a brutal and unforgiving 7th Century Irish landscape, Fidelma and Eadulf face one of their most perilous undertakings yet...

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Author: Peter Tremayne

Publisher:

ISBN: 0755302281

Category: Catholics

Page: 426

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Detective and mystery stories.

The Sister Fidelma Mysteries

Essays on the Historical Novels of Peter Tremayne Edward J. Rielly, David Robert Wooten ... Celtic Mythology 208; Green 214—16; Master ofSouls 75—76).

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Author: Edward J. Rielly

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786466672

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 239

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"This is a collection of new essays on Peter Tremayne's Sister Fidelma novels, featuring her attempts to solve crimes, often murders that occur under especially mysterious conditions. Set mainly in 7th century Ireland, the novels include much history, which is not surprising given that the author is actually Peter Berresford Ellis, a noted Celtic historian"--

The Contemporary Irish Detective Novel

Schwarzbach, F.S. 'Newgate Novel to Detective Fiction.' A Companion to the Victorian Novel. ... Ware: Wordsworth Royal Series, 1997. 1207–25.

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Author: Elizabeth Mannion

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137539403

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 168

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Irish detective fiction has enjoyed an international readership for over a decade, appearing on best-seller lists across the globe. But its breadth of hard-boiled and amateur detectives, historical fiction, and police procedurals has remained somewhat marginalized in academic scholarship. Exploring the work of some of its leading writers—including Peter Tremayne, John Connolly, Declan Hughes, Ken Bruen, Brian McGilloway, Stuart Neville, Tana French, Jane Casey, and Benjamin Black—The Contemporary Irish Detective Novel opens new ground in Irish literary criticism and genre studies. It considers the detective genre’s position in Irish Studies and the standing of Irish authors within the detective novel tradition. Contributors: Carol Baraniuk, Nancy Marck Cantwell, Brian Cliff, Fiona Coffey, Charlotte J. Headrick, Andrew Kincaid, Audrey McNamara, and Shirley Peterson.

Library Journal

The 16th in the series . Page lives in Massachusetts . Tremayne , Peter . Master
of Souls : A Mystery of Ancient Ireland . Minotaur : St. Martin's . Nov. 2006. 288p .
ISBN 0-31234832-0 . $ 24.95 . Seventh - century Irish religieuse Fidelma of ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015066122840

Category: Libraries

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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

The Publishers Weekly

Fabio Paolicelli asks Guerrieri to represent him in his appeal on a drug
smuggling conviction that led to a 16 - year ... ( Oct. ) plots , but never more so
than in this intricate , suspense - filled 18th Joe Gunther novel ( after 2006's The
Second Mouse ) . ... 17th Ancient Ireland mystery ( after 2006's Master ( Souls )
finds series heroine Fidelma on the ve of her marriage . ... Luirchertach Nár , the
king of Connacht , ho believed his sister - in - law had been ironged by Ultán ,
was spotted near ...

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ISBN: UCSD:31822036083608

Category: American literature

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