Veil of Lies - Medieval Noir, Bk 1 Author:Jeri Westerson Former knight turned detective, Crispin Guest, is called to the compound of a successful but reclusive cloth merchant who suspects his wife of infidelity and wants Crispin to look into the matter. In dire need of money, Crispin reluctantly agrees and discovers that the wife is indeed up to something. But when he comes to inform his client, he fi... more »nds the merchant dead in a sealed room, locked from the inside. Now Crispin has come to the unwanted attention of the Lord Sheriff of London and finds himself in the middle of a complex plot involving dark secrets, international intrigue, and a missing religious relic -- one that lies at the very heart of this heinous and impossible crime.« less
Excellent historical mystery. Mystery is very good and not easy to figure out. Ms. Westerson has created very deep and interesting characters with lots of room for growth, historical background is done very well. Can't wait to read book 2.