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The Devil's Acolyte
     

The Devil's Acolyte

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by Michael Jecks
 

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Part of the Knights Templar Adventure series, repackaged for a new generation of fans.

There is a legend in Devon regarding the creation of the Abbot’s Way. A young monk supposedly stole the abbot’s wine, and then committed a murder to replenish the stocks and hide his crime. The devil took him for his own.

In autumn 1322, it would appear that history

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Part of the Knights Templar Adventure series, repackaged for a new generation of fans.

There is a legend in Devon regarding the creation of the Abbot’s Way. A young monk supposedly stole the abbot’s wine, and then committed a murder to replenish the stocks and hide his crime. The devil took him for his own.

In autumn 1322, it would appear that history is repeating. Abbot Robert has found an empty barrel, and a body has been found on the moors.

There are many who fear that the devil is returning to Tavistock, to claim the ungodly…

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"Another fine 14th–century historical; fans of Ellis Peters's Brother Cadfael series will enjoy."  —Library Journal
Library Journal
The discovery of a body on the moors near Tavistock after the theft of the abbot's wine supply brings to mind a local legend dealing with the devil's hand. Bailiff Simon Puttock and Sir Baldwin Furnshill, series protagonists, investigate. Another fine 14th-century historical; fans of Ellis Peters's Brother Cadfael series will enjoy. Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781471126239
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster UK
Publication date:
03/15/2014
Series:
Knights Templar Series , #13
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
620,098
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Jecks gave up a career in the computer industry to concentrate on writing and the study of medieval history. A regular speaker at library and literary events, he is a past Chairman of the Crime Writers' Association. He lives with his wife, children, and dogs in northern Dartmoor.

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The Devil's Acolyte (Medieval West Country Series #13) 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
prussblue10 5 months ago
Just one of the great titles in this series! Fantastic that it is in re-print / re-release for new readers. I have everything to date by Jecks and they are 'keepers' for re-read.
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