Veil of Lies
Publish date: October 28th 2008
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: Crispin Guest Medieval Noir (#1)
This is the first in a series about Crispin Guest, a disgraced knight, who is now working as a finder, the Tracker he is called; someone who discovers culprits or things people have lost. Living in rather abject poverty, he remains scrupulously honest, insisting that his self-appointed servant, Jack...
Veil of Lies is one of the most enjoyable mystery stories I've read in a long time! The character development was excellent, the main character, Crispin Guest, was sympathetic and sexy, the damsel in distress was beautiful and tough, and the story was full of action. This book was a layer cake of ...
So over winter break I wanted to take a break from reading fantasy, and so read a mystery that my dad had lying around the house. This little experiment reminded me why I don’t particularly like mysteries…. They just aren’t my thing :-). It also labeled itself a medieval noir, what is that anyway? T...
The author takes a hardboiled PI type and sets him up in England during the time of Richard II. A very enjoyable historical mystery. Will look forward to the next book in the series.