From the Publisher: Hiding the truth about her Jewish heritage, fiercely loyal Catholic Catherine LeVendeur hides close friend Astolabe, who has been falsely accused of murder as part of a plot to bring down his famous father and destabilize Christianity. Reprint.
A wealthy countess lies dying at the Convent of the
Paraclete, brutally beaten by unknown assailants. Despite entreaties, she is unwilling to name her killers. Beautiful Catherine LeVendeur, the Paraclete's most learned young novice scholar, vows to find out ...
The police said it was an accident, the dead woman''s
sister said it was murder... and that she knew who did it. Nameless isn''t certain, but the more he learns about Nancy Mathias''s life, the more inclined he is ...