Night of The Lightbringer
by Peter Tremayne

A stranger murdered in a gruesome ritual. A prophetess foretelling the return of the ancient gods: the intriguing new Sister Fidelma mystery.

Ireland, AD 671. On the eve of the pagan feast of Samhain, Brother Edulf and the warrior, Aidan, discover a man murdered in an unlit pyre in the heart of Cashel. He has been dressed in the robes of a religieux and killed by the ritualistic ‘three deaths’.

When a strange woman known as Brancheó appears in a raven-feather cloak foretelling of ancient gods returning to exact revenge upon the mortal world, she is quickly branded a suspect. But in their search for the killer, Sister Fidelma and Eadulf will soon discover a darker shadow looming over the fortress. For their investigation is linked to a book stolen from the Papal Secret Archives which could destroy the New Faith in the Five Kingdoms…and Fidelma herself will come up against mortal danger before the case is unravelled


Tremayne effectively explores the era's religious schisms

Publishers Weekly

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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Night of The Lightbringer by Peter Tremayne is available in the following formats

Hardback97807278881741st May 2018147 X 222mm368$32.95
Ebook97817801097321st September 2018N/A224$6.99
Paperback97818475192834th August 2020138 X 216mm368$17.95
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