A Spy for the Redeemer
by Candace Robb

Does absence always make the heart grow fonder? An unexpected death and a chilling murder extend Owen Archer’s stay in Wales, with dramatic consequences for both himself and his wife, Lucie.

Wales, 1370
. Owen has completed his latest mission for the Duke of Lancaster, but his plan to return home is thrown into peril when the young stonemason carving the tomb of Owen’s late father-in-law, English knight Sir Robert D’Arcy, is discovered hanged.

A TREASONOUS ACT.

The Archdeacon of St. David’s wants Owen to find out whether Cynog was executed due to his support for the would-be Welsh redeemer, Owain Lawgoch’s, rebellion against English rule. Prolonging his stay in Wales means that Owen will be unable to deliver the news of Sir Robert’s death to Lucie in person, but can he really leave her father’s tomb unfinished?

LOYALTIES QUESTIONED . . .

As Owen investigates Cynog’s links to Lawgoch, he finds himself questioning his own purpose and is tempted by an unthinkable proposal. While in Owen’s absence, Lucie also faces a difficult dilemma . . .

THE OWEN ARCHER MYSTERIES
1. The Apothecary Rose
2. The Lady Chapel
3. The Nun’s Tale
4. The King’s Bishop
5. The Riddle of St. Leonard’s
6. The Gift of Sanctuary
7. A Spy for the Redeemer
8. The Cross-Legged Knight
9. The Guilt of Innocents
10. A Vigil of Spies
11. A Conspiracy of Wolves
12. A Choir of Crows
13. The Riverwoman’s Dragon
14. A Fox in the Fold

Reviews

“An absorbing picture of 14th-century Britain, which is rife with intrigue, rebellion and murder”

Publishers Weekly

“Fascinating . . . crisp, evocative writing . . . The tapestry here is rich and varied”

The Plain Dealer

“Robb reinforces her place among the top writers of medieval historicals”

Publishers Weekly Starred Review of The Fox in the Fold

“Gripping and believable . . . you can almost smell the streets of 14th-century York as you delve deeper into an engrossing plot”

Prima on The Riddle of St. Leonard's

“Meticulously researched, authentic and gripping”

Yorkshire Evening Post on Vigil of Spies

“Robb paints a vivid canvas of a time when courage and chivalry combined”

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Candace Robb

Candace Robb has read and researched medieval history for many years, having studied for a Ph.D. in Medieval & Anglo-Saxon Literature. She divides her time between Seattle and the UK, frequently visiting York to research the series. She is the author of eleven previous Owen Archer mysteries and three Kate Clifford medieval mysteries.

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Editions

A Spy for the Redeemer by Candace Robb is available in the following formats

Ebook97814483133276th February 2024N/A256$6.99
Ebook97814483133276th February 2024N/A256£4.99
Paperback97814483133966th February 2024138 X 216mm256$18.99
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