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The sacred stone : a historical mystery

Author: Susanna GregorySimon BeaufortBernard KnightKaren MaitlandIan MorsonAll authors
Publisher: London ; New York : Simon & Schuster, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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1067. In the desolate wastes of Greenland, a band of hunters stumble across a strangely shaped object which has fallen from the sky. At first, the mysterious "sky-stone" seems to bring them good luck, healing a lame boy and guaranteeing a good catch of furs. But violence and murder soon follow in fortune's wake as the villagers fight and struggle among themselves to gain control of the precious stone. Over the next  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Mystery fiction
Historical fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susanna Gregory; Simon Beaufort; Bernard Knight; Karen Maitland; Ian Morson; Philip Gooden; Medieval Murderers (Writers group)
ISBN: 9781847376763 1847376762 1847376770 9781847376770
OCLC Number: 551427735
Notes: "Five intriguing interlinked mysteries."--Dust jacket flap.
Description: ix, 400 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: Brattahlid, Greenland, 1067 --
Act one: Estrighoiel (now Chepstow), Summer 1101 --
Act two: North Devon, September 1236 --
Act three: Norwich, May 1241, the Jewish month of Sivan, 5001 CE --
Act four: Westminster, 1272 --
Act five: London, 1606 --
Epilogue: London, 2010.
Responsibility: by the Medieval Murderers ; Susanna Gregory, Simon Beaufort, Bernard Knight, Karen Maitland, Ian Morson, Philip Gooden.

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