Super sleuth Sister Fidelma returns in the twentieth historical mystery by Peter Tremayne, acclaimed author ofTHE COUNCIL OF THE CURSED, DANCING WITH DEMONS and many more.
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..