The Lost Abbot

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The Lost Abbot

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  • Number of Audio CDs: 11
    Runtime: 12 hrs mins
    Product Code: SCD4625
    ISBN: 978-1-4079-3583-6
  • Number of MP3 CDs: 2
    Runtime: 12 hrs mins
    Product Code: SCD4625
    ISBN: 978-1-4079-3583-6

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Synopsis

Matthew Bartholomew doesn't want to travel to Peterborough, but he has caused a scandal in Cambridge, so has no choice. He is one of a party of Bishop's Commissioners, charged to discover what happened to Peterborough's abbot, who has disappeared. When the Commissioners arrive, they find the town in turmoil. A rabble-rouser is encouraging the poor to rise up, the abbey is at war with a powerful goldsmith, and there are bitter rivalries between competing shrines. One shrine is dedicated to Lawrence de Oxforde, a felon who was executed, but who has been venerated after miracles started occurring at his grave. However, it is not long before murder rears its head, and its first victim is the woman in charge of Oxforde's tomb…

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