The Killer Of Pilgrims

The Sixteenth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew

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Author: Susanna Gregory

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0748124519

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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The sixteenth chronicle in the Matthew Bartholomew series. When a wealthy benefactor is found dead in Michaelhouse, Brother Michael and Matthew Bartholomew must find the culprit before the College is accused of foul play. At the same time, Cambridge is plagued by a mystery thief, who is targeting rich pilgrims. Moreover, pranksters are at large in the University, staging a series of practical jokes that are growing increasingly dangerous, and that are dividing scholars into bitterly opposed factions. Bartholomew and Michael soon learn that their various mysteries are connected, and it becomes a race against time to catch the killer-thief before the University explodes into a violent conflict that could destroy it forever. 'A first-rate treat for mystery lovers' (Historical Novels Review) 'Susanna Gregory has an extraordinary ability to conjure up a strong sense of time and place' (Choice)

Pilgrim of Slaughter

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Author: Douglas Watt

Publisher: Luath Press Ltd

ISBN: 191032454X

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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On the eve of the Glorious Revolution of 1688, a series of gory murders are discovered by investigative advocate John MacKenzie and his assistant Davie Scougall. Drawn into a world of Papist plots, Presbyterian secret societies and religious and political upheaval, the pair follow a trail of clues left by a murderous, self-proclaimed ‘Messenger of God’.

The Camino Killer

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Author: Gabriel Martínez

Publisher: Babelcube Inc.

ISBN: 1633392325

Category: Fiction

Page: 222

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A murder takes place in Saint Jean Pied de Port (France), and so the Gendarmerie’s investigation begins. The next day, another murder is committed with identical characteristics in the Roncesvalles pilgrim shelter . The conclusion is that a serial killer is on the loose on the Camino de Santiago. More crimes are expected and Captain Roncal of the Guardia Civil is named to solve the case. This detective thriller unfolds along the centuries-traveled pilgrim route, the Camino de Santiago, which in the end becomes a rite of passage for the protagonists themselves.

The Killing Light

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Author: Myke Cole

Publisher: Tor.com

ISBN: 0765395983

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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The thrilling conclusion to Myke Cole's Sacred Throne trilogy Heloise and her allies are marching on the Imperial Capital. The villagers, the Kipti, and the Red Lords are united only in their loyalty to Heloise, though dissenting voices are many and they are loud. The unstable alliance faces internal conflicts and external strife, yet they’re united in their common goal. But when the first of the devils start pouring through a rent in the veil between worlds, Heloise must strike a bargain with an unlikely ally, or doom her people to death and her world to ruin. Praise for the Sacred Throne Trilogy "A heart-wrenching, blood-racing, all-around page-turner. Spare, vivid and surprisingly sensual, with a small, fierce heroine who will stick in your mind and live in your soul."—Diana Gabaldon "Ruthless and heart-wrenching." —Robin Hobb The Sacred Throne Trilogy The Armored Saint The Queen of Crows The Killing Light At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Tattered Pilgrims

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Author: Steven H. Propp

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1469750554

Category: Fiction

Page: 404

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How do YOU react when you see a homeless person? Your answer may change after you read this novel. Travel along with with Japhy Righter, a 34-year old homeless alcoholic, who now finds himself living on the streets of River City, where the City Council is trying to shut down programs that are striving to help homeless people. At the same time, theres a serial murderer on the loose in River Citywho is preying on its homeless residents. Follow Japhy, his companions, and the other citizens of River City on a journey of hardship, and regret; and yet, ultimately: hope I saw more and more homeless people, walking the same path. To me, we looked like tattered pilgrims, making our way to a shrine after a long, arduous journeyonly without the promise of blessedness. (From the Introduction) The authors earlier novel, Work, Death & Taxes, is an apocalyptic murder mystery of the near future that asks the question, What would it be like if your JOB became your LIFE? He is currently working on a non-fiction book.

The Prince and the Pilgrim

Arthurian Saga, Book 5

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Author: Mary Stewart

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444737570

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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Alexander the Fatherless: nephew of the villainous King March of Cornwall, who murdered his father. Burning with vengeance, Alexander sets out on a journey to Camelot to seek justice from King Arthur. His path will lead him to the Dark Tower, where the sorceress Morgan le Fay lies in wait. Morgan seduces Alexander and sends him on a quest to Jerusalem to recover the Holy Grail - which she believes will help her take the throne. Alice the Pilgrim: daughter of a man who has sworn to journey to Jerusalem every three years, Alice grows to womanhood on the pilgrim's trail. And then she meets a boy who carries a cup - which he claims is the Holy Grail. Alice and her father will move heaven and earth to bring the Grail back to Britain. And Alexander will do anything to find it. Their quests will bring them together, and the day that Alexander and Alice meet will go down in legend. The Prince & the Pilgrim is the final installment of Mary Stewart's classic Arthurian Saga, a must-read for all fans of history, fantasy and great literature alike.

The Killing 2

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Author: David Hewson

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447237676

Category: Fiction

Page: 600

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David Hewson's The Killing 2 is the novelization of the second series of the hit Danish crime drama, The Killing. It is two years since the notorious Nanna Birk Larsen case. Two years since Detective Sarah Lund left Copenhagen in disgrace for a remote outpost in northern Denmark. When the body of a female lawyer is found in macabre circumstances in a military graveyard, there are elements of the crime scene that take Head of Homicide, Lennart Brix, back to an occupied wartime Denmark – a time its countrymen would wish to forget. Brix knows that Lund is the one person he can rely on to discover the truth. Reluctantly she returns to Copenhagen and becomes intrigued with the facts surrounding the case. As more bodies are found, Lund comes to see a pattern and she realizes that the identity of the killer will be known once the truth behind a more recent wartime mission is finally revealed . . .

The Secrets of Pilgrim Pond

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Author: Ted Murphy

Publisher: J N Townsend Pub

ISBN: 9781880158395

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 132

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Teen detective Orville Jacques solves his most difficult case when the daughter of a Congressional candidate hires him to find out who is sending her father threatening blackmail messages.

In Search of Evidence

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Author: Emmanuel Amurawaiye MD

Publisher: FriesenPress

ISBN: 1460214129

Category: Religion

Page: 240

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Does God exist? Man has not been able to give a credible answer to that question despite advances in knowledge. As a result, the world remains confused about religion, and whether to believe claims made by "sacred" books like the Bible and the Quran. Is it true that unbelievers would end up in Hell? Did God give Moses the Ten Commandments and the other 600 laws of the Old Testament? Did God reveal the Quran to Prophet Muhammad? To answer these and other questions, In Search of Evidence looks at passages taken from various Scriptures. It contends that while we may not be able to conclusively determine whether God exists or not, there is enough evidence to determine whether the contents of the "sacred" books of the world's religions were revealed by an omniscient being [God]. Religion does not need to be taken on faith. This book provides a framework for meaningful and objective, rather than a faith-based search for the truth....