The Silent Woman (Hardcover)
|Author: Peter Tonkin|
|A new adventure for Tom, the Elizabethan sleuthTom runs to help a messenger who has been stabbed through the heart and retrieves a bloodied message an urgent cry for help from Lady Margaret Outram, struck dumb by terror in childhood. She is being stalked and now, down in her Cornish castle, her household is preparing an anarchic traditional feast. Anything might happen especially to a woman who cannot even scream for help.|
From the Publisher:
In March of 1595, Tom Musgrave attempts to save a young messenger from a severe beating on the streets of London, and discovers that the message he carries is a plea for help from Lady Margaret, Countess Cotehel, which takes Tom to the Castle of Cotehel on the Cornish coast.