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The Dove of Death (Sister Fidelma Mysteries Book 20)

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4th February 2010

Price: £9.99

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Selected: Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780755357628

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Super sleuth Sister Fidelma returns in the twentieth historical mystery by Peter Tremayne, acclaimed author of THE COUNCIL OF THE CURSED, DANCING WITH DEMONS and many more.

PRAISE FOR THE SISTER FIDELMA SERIES: ‘Tremayne’s super-sleuth is a vibrant creation’ Morgan Llywelyn, ‘A brilliant and beguiling heroine. Immensely appealing’ Publishers Weekly

AD 670. An Irish merchant ship is attacked by a pirate vessel off the coast of the Breton peninsular. Murchad, the captain, and a prince from the kingdom of Muman, are killed in cold blood after they have surrendered. Among the other passengers who manage to escape the slaughter are Sister Fidelma of Cashel and her faithful companion, Brother Eadulf. The prince was Fidelma’s cousin and she is determined to bring the killers to justice…

What readers are saying about THE DOVE OF DEATH:

Sister Fidelma makes ancient Ireland come alive

‘Yet another sure-fire winner in this long-running Irish series’

‘Once again Peter Tremayne weaves a brilliant murder mystery in another story from ancient Ireland that keeps you spell bound until the very end


The Times
Praise for Peter Tremayne's novels: 'Wonderfully evocative
Publishers Weekly
A brilliant and beguiling heroine. Immensely appealing, difficult to put down
Evening Standard
Definitely an Ellis Peter competitor...the background detail is marvellous
Books Ireland
Well-paced and suspenseful, sprinkled with Old Irish terms and fascinating details of early Irish life...Fidelma is a an original and complex character...An Irish heroine for both the seventh and twenty-first centuries