A woman doc in 12th Century Cambridge?

Are you interested in a CSI type mystery set in Chaucer’s time? Then you will enjoy The Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin. Set in the 12th century, King Henry calls on the King of Italy to provide him with  a minister of death, what we would now call a pathologist,  to investigate the brutal deaths of four children near Cambridge. The king sends Adelia, who must carefully investigate the mystery and stay one step ahead of the superstitious townfolk who would happily burn her at the stake.

A wonderful historical mystery, this book is available in the Leisure Reading section in Tredway Library, through I-Share or at many public libraries.   ~Connie Ghinazzi

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One Response to A woman doc in 12th Century Cambridge?

  1. tredway says:

    I also endorse this book. Connie suggested to me and I am about halfway through it right now. It is extremely well-written and the characters are well-developed. I am anxious to find out what will happen next!
    –Amanda Makula

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