The Sempster's Tale

The Sempster's Tale

Book - 2006 | First edition.
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The latest medieval mystery in the acclaimed series finds Dame Frevisse on a mission in London to recover gold from the coffers of the murdered Duke of Suffolk and give the gold to her cousin. Frevisse's co-conspirators in this secrecy are seamstress Anne Blakehall and her lover, a Jewish trader smuggling the gold through Anne's shop. But their mission is jeopardized when a crucified body is discovered, supposedly scarred with Hebrew letters, stirring up anti-Semitic sentiment in the populace.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2006.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780425207666
Branch Call Number: FRA
Characteristics: 339 pages ;,21 cm


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Dec 27, 2017

Well told tale of 15th century London. History checks out. Get a good sense of the danger of living in those days.

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