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Riddle of St. Leonard's, the (1997) [Novel]
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Series: Owen Archer
Part: 4

Summary :

The fetid summer heat of 1369 has the citizens of York beseiging Owen Archer's apothecary wife, Lucie, for physicks against noxious vapors. But more than pestilence is in the air. Owen is summoned to investigate the theft of rare treasures from St. Leonard's Hospital and the untimely deaths of aging patients.

What links a brutal robbery, a fatal fire, a lay sister some still call whore, and a homeless urchin who shoots an arrow as straight as Owen himself? Country lore and town gossip lead him deep into the past, toward a killer with a heart blacker than the plague.

Original title: The Riddle of St. Leonard's
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHistoricalEuropeanMedieval
FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesHistorical

Edition #1: The Riddle of St. Leonard's

The Riddle of St. Leonard's (1997)
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Language: English

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The Riddle of St. Leonard's (1998)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London, UK
Publisher: Arrow
ISBN: 0749323655
Dimensions: 4.4 x 7.1 x 1.0 in
Pages: 351

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The Riddle of St. Leonard's (September 1997)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 0312169833
Dimensions: 5.9 x 8.6 x 1.1
Pages: 303

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