The Service of the Dead (PEGASUS BOOKS)
Wednesday • May 4 • 7pm
U District store
An expert at recreating the social and political drama of medieval Europe in suspenseful mysteries, acclaimed author Candace Robb is back with a thrilling new series and intrepid heroine. In the series' opener, twenty-year-old widow Kate Clifford is struggling to make ends meet in the male dominated societynearly torn in two by political unrestof fifteenth century York. Turning her property into a guest house, she quietly rents rooms to powerful men and their mistresses. But when a brutal murder occurs, she and her late husband's children must solve the crime before it ruins them and tears apart the fragile world around them. As The Service of the Dead hits shelves, we're excited to celebrate its release at this reading, signing, and book launch party with Robb.
Candace Robb did her graduate work in medieval literature and history, and has continued to study the period while working first as an editor of scientific publications and now for some years as a freelance writer. Candace has published 13 crime novels set in 14th century England, Wales, and Scotland.
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