By Margaret Frazer
A marriage ceremony ILL-FATED...
It is the fall of 1434, and the end-of-harvest reckoning in the course of Michaelmas has been below considerable. thankfully, Joliffe and his fellow gamers are surviving and thriving below the patronage of Lord Lovell. His grace is sending them to accomplish at Deneby Manor as a present for the wedding of Sir Edmund Deneby's daughter, Mariena.
But Joliffe has been engaged to play roles - that of a participant and that of a undercover agent. Deneby's daughter was once betrothed as soon as sooner than, to a fit guy who fell sick and died sooner than they married, and Lord Lovell fears an identical destiny befalling Mariena's newly meant. And as Joliffe uncovers the secrets and techniques of the Denebys' sordid historical past, it turns into transparent that this can be a marriage ceremony party destined to finish in tragedy...
PRAISE FOR A PLAY OF DUX MORAUD
"Another extraordinary access within the author's lengthy sequence of medieval mysteries ... As consistently, the writer presents a treasure trove of historic element ... In much less guaranteed arms, this element could be intrusive; right here, it easily provides to the ambiance..." - The Romance Reader's Connection
"Deftly drawn characters appearing in a level of elaborate and exact information of medieval life." - Affaire de Couer
PRAISE FOR MARGARET FRAZER
"Prepare to be enchanted as Margaret Frazer transports you again to the fifteenth century." - Romantic Times
"More than simply a very good learn. The reader comes away sadder and wiser, realizing that what tehy've learn is that stuff of actual existence. Brava!" - Historical Novels Review
"A gentle and soaking up saga of conspiracy and treachery in 15th-century England... A tantalizing mystery seems to have attractive political implications." - Publishers Weekly
"Finely plotted and subtly shaded. Frazer has the specific substance that brings an period to lifestyles, whereas her characters' mental make-up is as cunningly wrought because the ancient background." - Publishers Weekly
"Margaret Frazer has quietly claimed her position as one of many preeminent writers of old crime fiction, offering the total package deal - an outstanding secret, incredible characters, and a desirable interval of historical past. Her novels are a dream to read." - Aunt Agatha's Newsletter
Herodotus Award Winner.
Twice nominated for the Edgar Award
Twice nominated for the Minnesota booklet Award
A Romantic instances best Pick.