Super sleuth Sister Fidelma returns in the twentieth historical mystery by Peter Tremayne, acclaimed author of THE COUNCIL OF THE CURSED, DANCING WITH DEMONS and many more.
PRAISE FOR THE SISTER FIDELMA SERIES: 'Tremayne's super-sleuth is a vibrant creation' Morgan Llywelyn, 'A brilliant and beguiling heroine. Immensely appealing' Publishers Weekly
AD 670. An Irish merchant ship is attacked by a pirate vessel off the coast of the Breton peninsular. Murchad, the captain, and a prince from the kingdom of Muman, are killed in cold blood after they have surrendered. Among the other passengers who manage to escape the slaughter are Sister Fidelma of Cashel and her faithful companion, Brother Eadulf. The prince was Fidelma's cousin and she is determined to bring the killers to justice...
What readers are saying about THE DOVE OF DEATH:
'Sister Fidelma makes ancient Ireland come alive'
'Yet another sure-fire winner in this long-running Irish series'
'Once again Peter Tremayne weaves a brilliant murder mystery in another story from ancient Ireland that keeps you spell bound until the very end'
Peter Tremayne is the fiction pseudonym of a well-known authority on the ancient Celts, who has utilised his knowledge of the Brehon law system and 7th-Century Irish society to create a new concept in detective fiction.