Most widely held works about Peter Tremayne
Most widely held works by Peter Tremayne
Master of souls : a mystery of ancient Ireland by Peter Tremayne ( Book )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,084 libraries worldwide
In seventh-century Ireland, Sister Fidelma investigates the brutal murders of an abbess--who is the niece of the Ui Fidgente warlord Conri--and one of the abbey's senior scholars as well as the disappearance of six young nuns, events that may be connected to the mysterious "Master of Souls" stirring up trouble in the countryside.
The leper's bell by Peter Tremayne ( Book )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,035 libraries worldwide
Fidelma of Cashel has returned home to her brother's castle to discover her son's nurse has been brutally murdered and her son is missing. Fidelma, sister to the king of Muman and her brother Eadulf must face their most personal and baffling case ever.
A prayer for the damned : a mystery of ancient Ireland by Peter Tremayne ( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,029 libraries worldwide
As Fidelma of Cashel and her companion Eadulf prepare for their upcoming nuptials, the festivities are interrupted by the murder of the fanatical Abbot Ultan and accusations against another guest, the King of Connacht, in a mystery set in seventh-centuryIreland.
Our lady of darkness : a novel of ancient Ireland by Peter Tremayne ( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 994 libraries worldwide
Returning to Ireland from a pilgrimage, Sister Fidelma discovers that her friend and companion, Saxon monk Brother Eadulf, has been accused of the rape and murder of a young girl, a crime for which he will be executed, unless she can clear his name.
Act of mercy : a Celtic mystery by Peter Tremayne ( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 963 libraries worldwide
In 666 A.D., Fidelma of Cashel joins a group of pilgrims on a ship leaving Ireland for Spain. On the first night out, a pilgrim disappears, but was he washed overboard or murdered?
Badger's moon by Peter Tremayne ( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 945 libraries worldwide
A series of horrific murders has brought terror to the Kingdom of Muman. The victims, all young girls, were slaughtered with unspeakable violence on the nights of three consecutive full moons. Suspicion falls on three dark strangers from the distant land of Aksum (Ethiopia), who are guests at the Abbey of Finbarr. A panic-stricken mob attacks the abbey, leaving the religious in fear for their lives. Sister Fidelma and Brother Eadulf are called in to restore order and find the killer, but it soon becomes clear that the three mysterious strangers are hiding a dark secret. And what about the ageing Laig, a hermit-like apothecary, who is known to have instructed all the three victims about the magic and power of the moon; what sinister truths are hidden in his dark woodland dwelling? As Fidelma struggles to repair her faltering relationship with Eadulf, can she uncover the truth before the killer strikes again on the next night of the full moon?
Dancing with demons : a mystery of ancient Ireland by Peter Tremayne ( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 943 libraries worldwide
When the High King of Ireland is found murdered in his compound and clan chieftain Dubh Duin is accused of the crime, the Chief Brehon of Ireland calls in Fidelma of Cashel to investigate a web of conspiracy and treachery that could ignite a war.
The council of the cursed : a mystery of ancient Ireland by Peter Tremayne ( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 943 libraries worldwide
Counseling a hostile Irish delegation to the Celtic church of 670 A.D., Fidelma of Cashel is embroiled in a politically tenacious investigation when one of the delegates is found murdered, a case that is complicated by the theft of a priceless reliquary.
The monk who vanished : a Celtic mystery by Peter Tremayne ( Book )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 938 libraries worldwide
"In September of A.D. 666, an aged monk and a set of relics disappear during the night from the Abbey of Imleach. The missing monk is a matter of great concern for the abbey. But the relics are a disaster of a much higher order. They are the priceless holy relics of St. Ailbe, the man who, in the fifth century, brought Christianity to the Irish kingdom of Muman, converted and baptized its king, and founded the abbey."--Jacket.
Valley of the shadow : a Celtic mystery by Peter Tremayne ( Book )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 923 libraries worldwide
Sister Fidelma and her companion, Brother Eadulf, journey to a remote Irish valley whose inhabitants still adhere to ancient Druidic traditions, only to become embroiled in an investigation into the deaths of thirty-three young men, who may have been thevictims of pagan sacrifice.
The haunted abbot by Peter Tremayne ( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and German and held by 920 libraries worldwide
When Fidelma of Cashel and her companion, Brother Eadulf, arrive at an abbey in East Anglia at the invitation of one of Eadulf's childhood friends, they discover the friend dead, killed by a blunt instrument to the head.
Absolution by murder : a Sister Fidelma mystery by Peter Tremayne ( Book )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 884 libraries worldwide
In the 7th Century, King Oswy of Northumbria convenes a synod to hear debate between the Roman and Celtic churches. He has to decide which shall be granted primacy in his kingdom. When an abbess from the Celtic church is murdered, an investigation is launched by Sister Fidelma, Celtic, and Brother Eadfulf, Roman.
Smoke in the wind by Peter Tremayne ( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 850 libraries worldwide
Blown off course on her journey to Canterbury, Fidelma of seventh-century Ireland finds herself in Wales, where the king challenges her to discover the whereabouts of a missing monastic community and to solve an unrelated murder.
The spider's web : a Celtic mystery by Peter Tremayne ( Book )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and French and held by 833 libraries worldwide
In 7th century Ireland, Sister Fidelma investigates the death of a Celtic chieftain. A blind deaf-mute monk has been charged with murder, but the sister thinks he is innocent.
The dove of death : a mystery of ancient Ireland by Peter Tremayne ( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 827 libraries worldwide
Surviving a pirate attack during which her cousin and other innocent victims were murdered, Fidelma of Cashel and her faithful companion, Brother Eadulf, pursue clues throughout seventh-century Breton to learn the killer's identity and uncover a sinister adversary.
The subtle serpent : a Celtic mystery by Peter Tremayne ( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 788 libraries worldwide
In 7th century Ireland, Sister Fidelma investigates a headless female corpse in the drinking well of a remote abbey. In one hand the victim holds a crucifix, in the other a pagan death symbol.
Shroud for the archbishop : a Sister Fidelma mystery by Peter Tremayne ( Book )
19 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 677 libraries worldwide
In 7th Century Rome, the man due to be the next archbishop of Canterbury is strangled while awaiting his consecration. An Irish brother is a suspect and the motive is believed to be political. Sister Fidelma of the Celtic Church goes to work.
Suffer little children : a Sister Fidelma mystery by Peter Tremayne ( Book )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 593 libraries worldwide
In A.D. 644, the Venerable Dacan, a respected scholar of the Celtic Church, is murdered while on a visit to the Abbey of Ros Ailithir in the Irish Kingdom of Muman. Dacan, unfortunately, was the close confidant of the hot-headed young king of the neighboring kingdom of Fearna, who is using Dacan's murder as an excuse to provoke war. Sister Fidelma, an advocate of the Brehon courts, is summoned by the dying King of Muman to solve the brutal killing and also to prevent the incipient war between the two kingdoms. But, at the remote abbey, Fidelma soon discovers that there are far more sinister forces than mere political intrigue at work behind the mystery of Dacan's death. She must quickly unravel a most complicated mystery if she is to prevent the coming war - and preserve her own life as well.
Whispers of the dead : fifteen Sister Fidelma mysteries by Peter Tremayne ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
Hemlock at Vespers : fifteen Sister Fidelma mysteries by Peter Tremayne ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories featuring Sister Fidelma, a nun of the Celtic Church and advocate of Ireland's ancient Brehon law courts, offers background details of her life in seventh-century Ireland.
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Berresford Ellis, Peter 1943-
Ellis, P. Berresford 1943-
Ellis, Peter B. 1943-
Ellis, Peter Berresford, 1943-
Folkbiblioteksform: Tremayne, Peter, pseud. för Peter Berresford Ellis
Pseud. MacAlan, Peter 1943-
Ellis, Peter Berresford 1943-ピーター・トレメイン