Act of mercy

Book Cover
Average Rating
Series:
Publisher:
New American Library,
Pub. Date:
2003.
Language:
English
Description
In the late autumn of 666 A.D., Fidelma of Cashel - an advocate of the Brehon Courts, sister to the King of Cashel, and religieuse of the Celtic Church is at a crossroads. Needing to reflect upon her commitment to the religious life and her relationship to the Saxon monk Eadulf, she leaves Eadulf behind and joins a small band sailing from Ireland on a pilgrimage to the Shrine of St. James in modern-day Spain. Her first surprise on-board is the appearance of Cian, her first love, a man who had deserted her ten years ago, and who stirs up memories she'd rather forget. As if this wasn't complication enough, on the first night out the ship is tossed by a turbulent sea and a pilgrim disappears, apparently washed overboard. But the appearance of a blood-stained robe raises the possibility of murder and death continues to dog the tiny band of pilgrims trapped within the close confines of the ship. Battling against the antagonism of her fellow pilgrims, Fidelma is determined to solve this most perplexing of puzzles before the ship reaches the shrine and the killer, if there is one, disappears forever.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Copies In Prospector
Loading Prospector Copies...
More Details
ISBN:
9780451209085
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID ab706925-35de-558c-38c6-c2f2f8a95cb1
Grouping Title act of mercy
Grouping Author tremayne peter
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-22 01:42:04AM
Last Indexed 2018-12-16 05:07:15AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Tremayne, Peter.
author_display Tremayne, Peter
available_at_salida Salida Regional Library
detailed_location_salida SRL Adult Fiction Staff Retrieval
display_description
format_category_salida Books
format_salida Book
id ab706925-35de-558c-38c6-c2f2f8a95cb1
isbn 9780451209085
item_details ils:.b34044103|.i67797210|SRL Adult Fiction Staff Retrieval|FIC TRE(Staff Retrieval)|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||srfa||
itype_salida Book
last_indexed 2018-12-16T12:07:15.952Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction, Novels
local_callnumber_salida FIC TRE(Staff Retrieval)
owning_library_salida Salida Regional Library
owning_location_salida Salida Regional Library
primary_isbn 9780451209085
publishDate 2003
record_details ils:.b34044103|Book|Books||English|New American Library,|2003.|xix, 307 pages : map ; 18 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_salida
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b34044103 .i67797210 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 9999
series Sister Fidelma mysteries
series_with_volume Sister Fidelma mysteries|8
subject_facet Catholics -- Fiction, Celtic Church -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories, English, Fiction, Fidelma, -- Sister (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Historical fiction, English, Ireland -- History -- To 1172 -- Fiction, Novels, Nuns -- Fiction, Ocean travel -- Fiction, Women detectives -- Ireland -- Fiction, Women travelers -- Fiction
title_display Act of mercy
title_full Act of mercy [bk. 8] / by Peter Tremayne
title_short Act of mercy
topic_facet Catholics, Celtic Church, Fidelma, History, Nuns, Ocean travel, Women detectives, Women travelers