Title Master of Souls: A Mystery of Ancient Ireland (Sister Fidelma Mysteries)
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Minotaur Books 2006
0312348320 / 9780312348328
Seller ID ALIBRIS.0013245
0312348320 Very good in very good dust jacket. ~clean text, tight binding Glued binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 306 p. Sister Fidelma Mysteries (Hardcover). Audience: General/trade.
In January of 668 A.D., Fidelma of Cashel - sister to the king of Muman, an advocate of the Brehon law courts and a religieuse in the Celtic Church - is called to investigate the brutal murder of Abbess Faife and the mysterious disappearance of six young female religieuse accompanying her on a short pilgrimage away from her abbey. When Sister Fidelma and her husband, Brother Eadulf, arrive they find that there has been another death under mysterious circumstances, one of the senior scholars of the abbey has been bludgeoned to death. These two seemingly unrelated deaths - and the further mysteries of the trade ship lured to its doom on the rocky western shore of Ireland and the rumored figure of "The Master of Souls" wrecking havoc and raising rebellion - combine to create on the the most perplexing mysteries ever faced by the redoubtable Fidelma.