Blood in Eden
by Peter Tremayne

An unputdownable mystery of bloodshed and betrayal featuring 7th-century Irish sleuth Sister Fidelma.

Ireland, AD 671.
The hamlet of Cloichín is said to be a veritable Eden, with its prosperous farms and close-knit, friendly community. But after a local farmer, his wife and two sons are murdered, a fanatical new priest orders the villagers to lynch the man accused of the crime. The only evidence they hold against him is the fact that he is a stranger to their land.

Searching for accommodation on their journey home to Cashel, Sister Fidelma and Eadulf arrive at Cloichín just in time to save the man’s life. Fidelma is determined that the villagers must give the newcomer a fair trial. But there is to be more blood in Eden and more lives will be lost as long-standing friends become new-found enemies, and no one knows who to trust…


“Superb … Tremayne does a masterful job of integrating the religious and political history of medieval Ireland into a superior whodunit”


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“A masterful medieval mystery … After 25 stellar outings, Fidelma has not lost her luster, and her appeal remains deservedly strong”

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Peter Tremayne

Peter Tremayne is the pseudonym of a well-known authority on the ancient Celts who has utilised his knowledge of the Brehon law system and seventh-century Irish society to create a new concept in detective fiction. He is the author of thirty previous mysteries featuring Sister Fidelma.

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Blood in Eden by Peter Tremayne is available in the following formats

Hardback97807278893621st November 2019147 X 222mm320$29.99
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