In Burgundy, France, in 1926, a famed archaeologist dies a terrible death in a country not his own.abThus begins CWA Historical Dagger Award winner Barbara Cleverlyas dazzling new mystery novel. And soon aspiring archaeologist Laetitia Talbot will find herself embroiled in a murderous conspiracy centuries in the making. Lettyas joy at snaring a place in the excavation of an ancient church in Burgundy is dimmed by the tragedy of her godfather Danielas violent death. But when Letty receives a posthumous encoded message, she begins to believe that Danielas death was not a random act. Her investigation into Danielas murder sends her on a journey into a countryas remote historyabinto the orbit of a privileged French family harboring its own damning secretabinto ancient Celtic mysteries and one sacred truth kept through the ages. It is an explosive revelation that could rock modern Christianityaand force a killer out of the shadows as a country devastated by one war lays the groundwork for another.ab From the Trade Paperback edition.hat can you mean?a aThese, a she said simply. ... I can hardly believe what I have in my hands!aquot; aThe folk stories? Delightful ... Perched on sea-swept cliffs, islands in the Atlantic...at the mercy of Viking raiders...a Da#39;Aubec was smiling at heranbsp;...
|Title||:||Bright Hair About the Bone|
|Publisher||:||Delacorte Press - 2008-10-28|