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A fall of shadows : a Bess Ellyott mystery / Nancy Herriman.

Herriman, Nancy, (author.).
Book Book (2019.)
Description: 314 pages ; 22 cm.
Publisher: New York : Crooked Lane Books, 2019.
2 of 6 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 of 1 copy available at Wakefield. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 6 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Wakefield Adult NEW Fiction (Front Lobby) FICTION Herriman, N. (Text to Phone) Checked out 06/05/2019
Beverly Bookmobile On Order Bookmobile On Order 496770 (Text to Phone) On order -
Peabody Main Adult New Fiction NEW Fiction/ Herriman (Text to Phone) Available -
Salem Adult Fiction FIC/ HERRIMAN - MYSTERY (Text to Phone) Checked out 05/24/2019
Stoneham Adult Mysteries FIC Herriman Mystery (Text to Phone) Available -
Winthrop Adult Mysteries Mystery Herriman, N. (Text to Phone) Checked out 05/23/2019

  • ISBN: 9781683319665
  • ISBN: 1683319664
  • Edition: First edition.
Summary:
Autumn has fallen on Wiltshire, but as the air grows crisp and the trees turn a resplendent gold, a sinister presence arrives in the form of a horrifying murder. Bartholomew Reade, a player in a traveling troupe, has been found stabbed, sprawled on a low mound outside the village, a reed pen jabbed into his throat. On the night of the murder, a bleeding woman collapses at the doorstep of herbalist Bess Ellyott desperately seeking help. Could she have a connection to the dead man? As Bess seeks answers, Constable Kit Harwoode is busy assembling his own lengthy list of suspects. Reade had many enemies, including the leader of the troupe, who resented his ambitions as a playwright, and his fellow players, who bristled at his arrogance--just to name a few. As if the case weren't thorny enough, the hill where the dead man was found is reputed to have once been the site of a Druid temple. And recent reports of diseased sheep and sick children, supposedly the work of a witch, have the townspeople terrified. As the shadows lengthen, Bess races to discover the truth before darkness descends.
Citation: Herriman, Nancy. "A fall of shadows : a Bess Ellyott mystery." New York : Crooked Lane Books, 2019.

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