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A Play of Piety (Joliffe Mystery Series #6)
     

A Play of Piety (Joliffe Mystery Series #6)

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by Margaret Frazer
 

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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

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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 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...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101445549
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/07/2010
Series:
Joliffe Mystery Series , #6
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
164,645
File size:
268 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

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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A Play of Piety (Joliffe Mystery Series #6) 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Joliffe is a fascinating character. I would love to see him teamed up with Dame Frevisse again.
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Diane Trim More than 1 year ago
My only complaint is that several books in this series aren't available on the Nook.