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The cross of vengeance, Cora Harrison

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The cross of vengeance
Title
The cross of vengeance
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Cora Harrison
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Language
eng
Summary
When Mara attends mass at Kilnaboy Church, it is just another duty in her busy life as Brehon of the Burren, responsible for the maintenance of law and order in the kingdom. The church holds an important relic: a piece of the true cross itself, housed inside a round tower and heralded by the huge two-armed stone cross on the church gable. Hence, on this special day, the church is packed with locals, as well as pilgrims from all over Europe. But when fire attacks the tower where the precious relic is housed, and Mara then discovers that one of the pilgrims is a disciple of Martin Luther and a hater of such sacred relics, a Spanish priest threatens the might of the Inquisition and a German traveller takes refuge in the church. However, the next morning, a naked body is found dead, spread-eagled in the shape of a cross, on top of one of the tombs on the hill behind the church. Was it one of the true pilgrims who killed him? Or perhaps the priest of the parish, helped by his grave digger? Or was it even the innkeeper, whose business has been ruined now that the relic, which attracted visitors from all over Europe, has been destroyed? Once again, it is Mara's task, along with that of her law-school pupils, to investigate and uphold the power of the law ..
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When fire destroys an important relic in Kilnaboy Church and then the pilgrim who confessed to the crime is murdered, Mara and her law students set out to discover how he was killed and the murderer's identity
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10248415
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NOV
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Harrison, Cora
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
A Burren mystery
Series volume
10
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  • Mara, Brehon of the Burren (Fictitious character)
  • Murder
  • Relics
  • Women judges
  • Burren (Ireland)
Target audience
adult
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a sixteenth-century Burren mystery
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The cross of vengeance, Cora Harrison
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Copyright
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volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052124667
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
215 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780727883209
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Label
The cross of vengeance, Cora Harrison
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052124667
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
215 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780727883209
Isbn Type
(hardback)

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