Absolution by Murder (Sister Fidelma Series #1)

Absolution by Murder (Sister Fidelma Series #1)

by Peter Tremayne

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ISBN-13: 9780451192998
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/28/1997
Series: Sister Fidelma Series , #1
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 169,734
Product dimensions: 4.30(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Peter Tremayne is the pseudonym for Peter Berresford Ellis, a well-respected authority on the ancient Celts. He is the author of over twenty books, including The Dictionary of Celtic Mythology, The Celtic Dawn: A History of Pan Celticism, and The Druids. Valley of the Shadow is the sixth Sister Fidelma mystery. Tremayne lives in London, England.

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Absolution by Murder (Sister Fidelma Series #1) 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
bookbearPJ More than 1 year ago
If you are a fan of Sister Fidelma, you have another mystery with more twists and turns than the catacombs at the Abbey. Two factions of the same religion are debating which is the one to be practiced in this section of England. The best of both religious factions are meeting to let the King decide. Before the discussion/debate can begin, death visits one of the attendees. Sister Fidelma and Brother Eaudulf are asked to investigate together to find the answer, both represent each side of the religious debate. As the debate continues without them, they follow the clues and suspects to the surprising finish.
LouisianaAlice More than 1 year ago
Sister Fidelma is an interesting lead character. The characters in the book are well developed and the prose is well written. There is enough description to illuminate the setting without getting bogged down. The plot twists keep you guessing. I will read the whole series.
juglicerr on LibraryThing 1 days ago
I thought that this would be a fascinating look at the Celtic Christian church. Tremayne explains something about Irish culture in the introduction, which was quite interesting. Unfortunately, it seemed like he repeated his thoughts on every third page. Further, the two investigators (in the beginning at least) spent their time in pointless bickering, in lieu of a plot. I gave up not very far into the investigation.
ADallasCat on LibraryThing 3 months ago
A slow book with simplistic dialogue and less than compelling characters. The story begins with a group of religious going to a holy debate then on the day of the debate a murder happens. Its a good plotline and idea, but I found it hard to read the dialogue between the characters and the descriptions without slightly rolling my eyes. I was able to finish 8 chapters (of 20) before I shook my head and bought a different book.
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History and mystery. My kind of book!
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