November, 1145. The bitter rift between King Stephen and Empress Maud at last has a chance of reconciliation. Brother Cadfael is faced with a shocking revelation: one of the hostages is his illegitimate son.
Head of Zeus * Crime Fiction
02 Jun 2014 * 288pp * £4.99 * 9781784080709
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