The spine-chilling and perplexing tenth mystery featuring Sister Fidelma takes her to a new Celtic land
Peter Tremayne is the fiction pseudonym of Peter Berresford Ellis, an authority on the ancient Celts.
Seventh-century Irish nun Sister Fidelma faces one of her most challenging cases yet when her boat is blown off course and she and her companion, Brother Eadulf, land on the coast of the kingdom of Dyfed (modern-day Wales) in Peter Tremayne's Smoke in the Wind. Tremayne is the pen name of Celtic scholar Peter Berresford Ellis. Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.
'This is masterly storytelling from an author who breathes fascinating life into the world he is writing about' Belfast Telegraph'The detail of the books is fascinating, giving us a vivid picture of everyday life at this time...the most detailed and vivid recreations of ancient Ireland' Irish ExaminerOUR LADY OF DARKNESS:'Strong on historical whodunnit, as sharp as a sword and as colourful as any medieval manuscript' Northern Echo'The latest Sister Fidelma mystery is one of the best... an excellent mystery with rich helpings of evil and tension set within a culture struggling to keep its identity and laws in the face of pressure from the Roman Church. Peter Tremayne paints a believable picture of time and place with a set of lively and varied characters' Historical Novels ReviewHEMLOCK AT VESPERS'This collection is an essential canonical text for Sister Fidelma acolytes' Publisher's Weekly'Fidelma's fans will welcome this first-ever collection, many stories of which are appearing here for the first time' Kirkus Reviews'A treasure trove of small gems for historical mystery fans' Booklist'A complex mesh of betrayals that also catch up the sleuth, exploiting both Fidelma's strengths and vulnerabilities' Kirkus Reviews'Beguiling' Peterborough Evening TelegraphACT OF MERCY'Wonderfully evocative' The TimesPraise for previous novels:'The Sister Fidelma books give the readers a rattling good yarn. But more than that, they bring vividly and viscerally to life the fascinating lost world of the Celtic Irish. I put down The Spider's Web with a sense of satisfaction at a good story well told, but also speculating on what modern life might have been like had that civilisation survived' Ronan Bennett'A heroine whom many readers will willingly follow' Kirkus Reviews;'A brilliant and beguiling heroine. Immensely appealing, difficult to put down' PUBLISHERS' WEEKLY; 'Definitely an Ellis Peter competitor...the background detail is marvellous' EVENING STANDARD;