The Tainted Relic Author:The Medieval Murderers July, 1100. Jerusalem has fallen to the Cursader armies, the Holy City lies ransacked. Amidst the chaos, an English knight is entrusted with a valuable religious relic: a fragment of the True Cross, allegedly stained with the blood of Christ. The relic is said to be cursed: anyone who touches it will meet an untimely and gruesome end as soo... more »n as it leaves their possession.
Thus begins a series of intriguing interlocking mysteries by Britain's best-known medieval crime writers. A decapitate monk. A savage impaling. A mysterious talking raven. At the heart of it all lies the lethal influence of the evil relic..« less