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The Second Death (Sister Fidelma Mysteries Book 26): A captivating Celtic mystery of murder and corruption

Peter Tremayne

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Sister Fidelma, Fiction, Historical fiction

THE SECOND DEATH is the twenty-sixth spine-chilling mystery in Peter Tremayne's much-loved series featuring 7th-century Irish super-sleuth Sister Fidelma

Peter Tremayne, highly acclaimed author of THE DEVIL'S SEAL and ATONEMENT OF BLOOD, presents THE SECOND DEATH, another gripping Celtic mystery featuring super-sleuth Sister Fidelma.

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

Ireland, AD 671. The Great Fair of Bealtain is almost upon the fortress of Cashel, and a line of painted wagons carries entertainers to mark the occasion. But preparations take a deathly turn when one carriage is set alight, and two corpses are found, lying poisoned, within.

As Sister Fidelma and her companion, Eadulf, investigate, they are plunged into the menacing marshlands of Osraige - where the bloody origin of the Abbey of Cainnech is wreaking his revenge.

Fidelma and Eadulf must face untold mortal danger before they can untangle the evil that strikes at the very heart of the kingdom.

What readers are saying about THE SECOND DEATH:

'It is impossible not to be impressed by the author's depth of knowledge of the period'

'A thoroughly entertaining and enjoyable read'

'Delivers another winning dose of mystery in ancient Ireland. Murder, mayhem, intrigue and a web of lies'

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Praise for The Second Death (Sister Fidelma Mysteries Book 26): A captivating Celtic mystery of murder and corruption

  • The background detail is brilliantly defined...wonderfully evocative - The Times

  • A brilliant and beguiling heroine. Immensely appealing, difficult to put down - Publishers' Weekly

  • Definitely an Ellis Peter competitor...the background detail is marvellous - Evening Standard

  • Tremayne's super-sleuth is a vibrant creation, a woman of wit and courage who would stand out in any era, but brings a special sparkle to the wild beauty of medieval Ireland - Morgan Llywelyn

  • This is masterly storytelling from an author who breathes fascinating life into the world he is writing about - Belfast Telegraph

  • The detail of the books is fascinating, giving us a vivid picture of everyday life at theis time...the most detailed and vivid recreations of ancient Ireland - Irish Examiner

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Peter Tremayne

Peter Tremayne is the fiction pseudonym of a well-known authority on the ancient Celts, who has utilised his knowledge of the Brehon law system and 7th-Century Irish society to create a new concept in detective fiction.

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