The Anger of God (Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 4)
The Anger of God - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 4 Author:Paul C. Doherty, Paul Harding In autumn 1379, the power of the British crown is invested in John of Gaunt, and the kingdom is seething with discontent. The French are attacking the southern ports and peasants are planning a revolt organized by a mysterious leader who proclaims himself "IRA DEI," the anger of God. — Meanwhile Gaunt's tenuous plans are plunged int... more »o chaos by a series of bloody murders in London. In desperation, Gaunt turns to Sir John Cranston to catch the killer and recover a vanished king’s ransom in gold. Together with his ally Brother Athelstan, Cranston must face threats from the most powerful classes as well as attacks from the seedy underworld -- along with a chilling exorcism -- in order to bring a subtle murderer to justice. « less
A good story, which I enjoyed. But more than once a crime was solved when a character stoped in mid-step and uttered, "Oh, why didn't I think of that before." It seems the idea came out of nowhere. or from something the character read but which we didn't get to read.