A Play of Piety (Joliffe Mystery Series #6)

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In harvest time of 1436, Joliffe's troupe leader falls, leaving his players to find what work they can while he recovers. Joliffe finds work in a hospital where he unfortunately has to deal with Mistress Cisily Thorncoffyn, a widow expecting to be endlessly waited on for her mostly imaginary ailments.

When patients begin mysteriously dying, Mistress Thorncoffyn loudly insists that someone is trying to kill her. With so many suspects wishing her ill, if not outright dead, Joliffe...

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Overview

In harvest time of 1436, Joliffe's troupe leader falls, leaving his players to find what work they can while he recovers. Joliffe finds work in a hospital where he unfortunately has to deal with Mistress Cisily Thorncoffyn, a widow expecting to be endlessly waited on for her mostly imaginary ailments.

When patients begin mysteriously dying, Mistress Thorncoffyn loudly insists that someone is trying to kill her. With so many suspects wishing her ill, if not outright dead, Joliffe has no choice but to find out whose anger has turned to murderous hatred and whether-having missed their target-they mean to try again...

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780425237090
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/7/2010
  • Series: Joliffe Mystery Series , #6
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 427,188
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Margaret Frazer was a finalist for an Edgar Award for Best Original Paperback for both The Servant’s Tale and The Prioress’ Tale. The Sister Frevisse series includes The Novice’s Tale, The Servant’s Tale, The Outlaw’s Tale, The Bishop’s Tale, The Boy’s Tale, The Murderer’s Tale, The Prioress’ Tale, The Maiden’s Tale, The Reeve’s Tale, and The Squire’s Tale. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 16, 2014

    Excellent

    All the Joliffe novels are good. The characters come alive and the medieval background is convincing. It is very sad that Frazer will write no more.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 31, 2014

    Excellent

    Joliffe is a fascinating character.
    I would love to see him teamed up with Dame Frevisse again.

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  • Posted September 7, 2011

    Great series

    My only complaint is that several books in this series aren't available on the Nook.

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