The Christmas Wassail
by Kate Sedley

A Roger the Chapman mystery

Christmas, 1483: Roger the Chapman is looking forward to twelve days of peace and celebration with his wife and children in Bristol. The family is particularly excited by the arrival of a troupe of mummers, who will perform their plays in the outer ward of the castle throughout the festival. But the gruesome murders of two of the town’s most prominent and venerable citizens, both veterans of the French wars, scupper Roger’s hopes as he is gradually drawn into the hunt for the killer.

Once again, Roger finds himself in grave danger, but it is someone else who pays the price of his inability to keep his nose out of matters that do not concern him . . .


“Sedley’s 22nd Roger the Chapman mystery, one of her best, perfectly blends action, detection, and period color”

Publishers Weekly Starred Review

Kate Sedley

Kate Sedley, a student of Anglo-Saxon and medieval history, lives in England. She is married and has a son, a daughter, and three grandchildren. The Saint John’s Fern is the ninth novel in her critically acclaimed series featuring Roger the Chapman.

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The Christmas Wassail by Kate Sedley is available in the following formats

Hardback978072788275229th March 2013142 X 224mm256£21.99
Hardback - Large Print978072789744227th November 2014147 X 222mm416£23.99
Paperback97818475147901st August 2015139 X 215mm256$17.95
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