The Bloodstained Throne by Simon Beaufort
(A Sir Geoffrey Mappestone Mystery)

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The new 'Sir Geoffrey Mappestone' mystery - When the former crusader knight Geoffrey Mappestone and his friend Roger of Durham try to slip out of England to the Holy Land, a ferocious storm destroys the ship they are on and casts them ashore. The two knights are unwillingly thrust into the company of other shipwrecked passengers, and while attempting to evade the unwelcome attention of the more dangerous members of the group, they become unwillingly drawn into a plot to overthrow the king and return England to Saxon rule . . .

About Simon Beaufort

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Beaufort is a historian who lectures at the University of Cambridge.
Published April 1, 2011 by Severn House Digital. 256 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Horror. Fiction

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An aspiring pilgrim's efforts to leave England for a return trip to the Holy Land seem to be cursed.

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An overly convoluted plot mars an otherwise solid historical, the seventh to feature Sir Geoffrey Mappestone (after April 2010's Deadly Inheritance). In September 1103, Geoffrey and his friend, Sir Ro

Sep 06 2010 | Read Full Review of The Bloodstained Throne (A Si...

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