A Murderous Procession (Mistress of the Art of Death)
Adelia is back in this thrilling fourth installment of the Mistress of the Art of Death series. In 1176, King Henry II sends his daughter Joanna to Palermo to marry his cousin, the king of Sicily. Henry chooses Adelia Aguilar, his Mistress of the Art of Death, to travel with the princess and... show more
Adelia is back in this thrilling fourth installment of the Mistress of the Art of Death series. In 1176, King Henry II sends his daughter Joanna to Palermo to marry his cousin, the king of Sicily. Henry chooses Adelia Aguilar, his Mistress of the Art of Death, to travel with the princess and safeguard her health. But when people in the wedding procession are murdered, Adelia and Rowley must discover the killer's identity . . . and whether he is stalking the princess or Adelia herself.
Publish date: 2010-04-01
Publisher: Putnam Adult
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Mystery
, Mystery Thriller
I love Aeriana Frankin's stories. This was one of her best historical mysteries and you get to meet Adelia'a parents. If you like historical novels (takes place during Henry II reign)and mysteries give this Ariana's books a try. Start with Mistress of the Art of Death - enjoy
This is the final book in a wonderful historic mysteries series set during the 12th century. This time our spunky protagonist Adelia has been assigned to accompany King Henry II's daughter Joanna on a procession to Sicily where she will marry the king and help cement another ally for England. As w...
I've really enjoyed this series, and I like Ariana Franklin's writing, but this is not the strongest entry in the list. I felt like this one took forever to really get good. The first third of the book I just wasn't interested, and if I hadn't already been a fan I probably would have put it down a...
I love this series. This time period isn't one that's covered as much in fiction...or at least not as much as the Victorian and Regency Eras, so these books are a refreshing change of pace. They're also quite extensively researched, yet for the most part one doesn't feel like they're having a bunc...
Oh how I hate cliff-hangers and this one is a doozy! Not giving anything away will be tough but I must wait until the book to find out if someone very important to the series survives.Mistress Adelia, a Sicilian-trained doctor specializing in autopsy, is ordered by Henry II to accompany his ten year...