The Wandering Arm

The Wandering Arm : A Catherine Levendeur Mystery

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Heaven has a way of playing with mortals. When the mummified arm of St. Aldhelm is stolen from the Salisbury Cathedral in England, Catherine LeVendeur must find the lost reliquary to save those she loves -- and to do so, she must finally confront and come to terms with her family's Jewish heritage. The first Catherine Le Vendeur mystery to appear in trade paperback, The Wandering Arm is an absorbing, richly authentic adventure.

"Newman offers another exquisitely crafted historical whodunit... An extremely intelligent narrative that expertly captures and conveys the authentic flavor of medieval life and thought." - Booklist
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Product details

  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 140 x 213 x 23mm | 408g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0312877331
  • 9780312877330
  • 1,063,255

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"Newman displays a sure hand with the period and her affecting cast in this deftly crafted tale." - Publishers Weekly

"Intriguing plot, realistic depictions of contemporary culture, and a spunky young heroine. Highly recommended." - Library Journal
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About Sharan Newman

Sharan Newman won Romantic Times magazine's Career Achievement Award for Historical Mystery in 1999. She lives in Oregon.
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616 ratings
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3 20% (121)
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