The Traitor of St Giles

The Traitor of St Giles

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On their way to a feast hosted by the de Courtenays, Sir Baldwin Furnshill, Keeper of the King's Peace, and Bailiff Simon Puttock find the murdered corpse of Sir Gilbert, a Knight Templar and old comrade of Baldwin's. The situation is confounded when a decapitated body is found, and Baldwin and Simon's suspicions that the two deaths are linked seem to be justified when Baldwin himself is attacked. Baldwin and Simon find themselves caught up in a baffling investigation, in which the participators will stop at nothing to achieve their sinister aims...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 111.76 x 175.26 x 27.94mm | 113.4g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0747263620
  • 9780747263623
  • 312,531

Review quote

'Colourful the medieval world might have been, courtly and glamorous, but Michael Jecks exposes the seething hatreds, the primitive passions and the latent brutality lurking below the surface' -- NORTHERN ECHO 'Absorbing' -- BIRMINGHAM POST 'As riveting as his previous eight' -- COVENTRY EVENING TELEGRAPH 'Wonderful sense of period' -- NEWCASTLE EVENING CHRONICLEshow more

About Michael Jecks

Michael Jecks gave up a career in the computer industry to concentrate on writing and the study of medieval history, especially that of Devon and Cornwall. He lives with his family in northern Dartmoor.show more

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395 ratings
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4 41% (161)
3 21% (81)
2 3% (10)
1 1% (4)
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