The Resource Candle flame, Paul Doherty

Candle flame, Paul Doherty

Label
Candle flame
Title
Candle flame
Statement of responsibility
Paul Doherty
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
February, 1381. London lies frozen in the grip of one of the bitterest winters on record. The ever-rising taxes demanded by the Regent, John of Gaunt, are causing increasing resentment among the city's poor. When the seething unrest boils over into a bloody massacre at a splendid Southwark tavern, The Candle Flame, in which nine people, including Gaunt's tax collectors, their military escort and the prostitutes entertaining them, are brutally murdered, the furious Regent orders Brother Athelstan to get to the bottom of the matter. For not only has Gaunt's treasure trove been stolen, he has reason to believe a French spy is active along the Thames, carefully recording for his masters in the Louvre the state of English war cogs. And a professional assassin, Beowulf, who has sworn vengeance against Gaunt and his minions, also stalks the shadows
Member of
Summary
John of Gaunt sends Brother Athelstan to investigate his stolen treasure trove, the deaths of his tax collectors and their military escort, and a possible French spy active along the Thames
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10316607
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Doherty, P. C.
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Sorrowful mysteries of Brother Athelstan
Series volume
0013
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Athelstan, Brother (Fictitious character)
  • Murder
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Candle flame, Paul Doherty
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9781780290607
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781780290607
Label
Candle flame, Paul Doherty
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9781780290607
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781780290607

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