Crowner's Crusade by Bernard Knight
(A Crowner John Medieval Mystery)

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How a humble Devon knight became a king’s coroner: the thrilling prequel to the perennially popular Crowner John medieval mystery series.1192. Returning from the Holy Land at the end of the Third Crusade with Richard the Lionheart, King of England, Sir John de Wolfe, a Devon knight, finds England simmering with rebellion. Discovering a body washed up on the shores of the River Exe, its throat cut, Sir John deduces that he was a king’s courier. Tasked by Hubert Walter, the Chief Justiciar, to find out why the man died and who killed him, Sir John de Wolfe finds himself drawn unwillingly into affairs of state. His new career as a king’s coroner is about to begin . . .

About Bernard Knight

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Bernard Knight is a retired Home Office pathologist renowned for his work on such high-profile cases as the Fred and Rosemary West murders. Bernard is the author of the 'Crowner John' series, as well as the Dr Richard Pryor forensic mystery series.
Published February 1, 2013 by Severn House Digital. 224 pages
Genres: History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Knight fills in Sir John de Wolfe's back story to show his rise from humble beginnings to the office of king's coroner.

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Both established fans and newcomers will appreciate Knight’s engaging 15th mystery featuring Sir John de Wolfe (after 2010’s A Plague of Heretics), a prequel. In October 1192, after 18 months of comba

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