The Sanctuary Seeker A Crowner John Mystery (Paperback)
|Author: Bernard Knight|
|November, 1194 AD. Apointed by Richard the Lionheart as the first coroner for the county of Devon, Sir John de Wolfe, recently returned from the Crusades, rides out to the lonely moorland village of Widecombe to hold an inquest on an unidentified body.|
But on his return to Exeter, the new coroner is incensed to find that his own brother-in-law, Sheriff Richard de Revelle, is intent on thwarting the murder investigation, particularly when it emerges that the dead man is a Crusader, and a member of one of Devon''s finest and most honourable families...
From the Publisher:
A first installment of the popular series set in twelfth-century England finds newly appointed coroner and former Crusader Sir John de Wolfe investigating the suspicious death of one of Devon's most honorable families, a case that is thwarted by adversaries who would prevent the truth from being discovered. Reprint.