Murder By The Book
  • Author : Susanna Gregory
  • Release Date : 07 June 2012
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 13 : 9780748126064
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Download or read book entitled Murder By The Book written by Susanna Gregory and published by Hachette UK online. This book was released on 07 June 2012 with total pages 416. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The eighteenth chronicle in the Matthew Bartholomew series. It is drawing near to the end of term, and the University at Cambridge is in turmoil over the opening of a new Common Library. There is an attack on one of the masters at a meeting to discuss the matter, and a body is found floating in the pond in the library's garden on the eve of its opening. Meanwhile, there are rumours of a large force of dangerous smugglers lurking in the Fens. Aided by their friend Sheriff Tulyet, Bartholomew and Michael must thwart the invaders before the Feast of Corpus Christi the following week. To fail might mean the destruction of the town... 'A first-rate treat for mystery lovers' (Historical Novels Review) 'Susanna Gregory has an extraordinary ability to conjure up a strong sense of time and place' (Choice)