Whispers of the Dead: Fifteen Sister Fidelma Mysteries

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Fidelma of Cashel - sister to the King of Muman, a religieuse of the Celtic Church and an advocate of the Brehon courts - returns in this new collection of fifteen tales. These stories of murder, mayhem, and mystery are not merely spellbinders but also provide insight into the ways and mores of the complex, fascinating society of seventh century Ireland as well as heretofore unrevealed background details of Fidelma herself.

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Overview

Fidelma of Cashel - sister to the King of Muman, a religieuse of the Celtic Church and an advocate of the Brehon courts - returns in this new collection of fifteen tales. These stories of murder, mayhem, and mystery are not merely spellbinders but also provide insight into the ways and mores of the complex, fascinating society of seventh century Ireland as well as heretofore unrevealed background details of Fidelma herself.

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"Sister Fidelma fans-and they have their own international society ...-will welcome Peter Tremayne's Whispers of the Dead."

Publishers Weekly

Publishers Weekly
Sister Fidelma fans-and they have their own international society (www.sisterfidelma.com)-will welcome Peter Tremayne's Whispers of the Dead: Fifteen Sister Fidelma Mysteries, the second story collection devoted to the seventh-century Irish religieuse sleuth after Hemlock at Vespers. Three of the tales are original to this volume. Agent, TK Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
Library Journal
Fans of Tremayne's Sister Fidelma of Cashel series will welcome this second collection of stories, beginning with Fidelma's study of law. Tremayne lives in London. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312303822
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 5/4/2004
  • Series: Sister Fidelma Series
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 1,000,561
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Tremayne is the fiction pseudonym for Peter Berresford Ellis, a prominent authority on the ancient Celts and author of numerous works of history and scholarship. As Tremayne, he is the author of eleven books featuring Sister Fidelma, including Our Lady of Darkness. He lives in London.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Whispers of the dead 1
Corpse on a holy day 27
The astrologer who predicted his own murder 49
The blemish 74
Dark moon rising 97
Like a dog returning ... 120
The banshee 140
The heir-apparent 164
Who stole the fish? 190
Cry "wolf!" 212
Scattered thorns 239
Gold at night 262
Death of an icon 290
The fosterer 315
The lost eagle 343
Acknowledgments 367
About the author 369
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