fiction crime historical mystery dark mysterious medium-paced

272 pages | first published 1981


In the twelfth century, merchants gather at a summertime fair—but when one of them is found dead in a river, a crime-solving monk must step in. St. Peter’s Fair is a grand, festive event, attracting merchants from across England and beyond. There ...
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