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Ashes to ashes : the eighth chronicle of Hugh de Singleton, surgeon / Mel Starr.

Starr, Melvin R. author. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brookville Public Library FIC STA (Text) 38217000556981 Fiction Available -
Clinton Public Library - Clinton STA (SURGEON #8) (Text) 36806002065785 NEW ITEMS Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781782641339
  • ISBN: 1782641335
  • Physical Description: 224 pages : map ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: Oxford, England Lion, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes excerpt from the author's book: Lucifer's harvest (pages 217-224).
Summary, etc.: Master Hugh, Kate and their children attend the Midsummer's Eve fire. Early next morning, Hugh hears the passing bell ring from the Church of St. Beornwald, and moments later is summoned. Tenants collecting the ashes to spread upon their fields have found burned bones. Master Hugh learns of several men of Bampton and nearby villages who have gone missing recently. Most are soon found, some alive, some dead. Master Hugh eventually learns that the bones are those of a bailiff from a nearby manor. Someone has slain him and placed his body in the fire to destroy evidence of murder. Bailiffs are not popular men; they dictate labour service, collect rents and enforce other obligations. Has this bailiff died at the hand of an angry tenant?
Subject: Surgeons > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Great Britain > History > 14th century > Fiction.
Bampton (Oxfordshire, England) > History > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction
Mystery fiction

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