Paperback original, first printing. ; Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear and rubbing, 2" crease to front cover. A little tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall; 246 pages;
Seventh in the Sister Frevisse Medieval mystery series and nominated for an Edgar award.
"After Domina Alys was made prioress, St. Fridewide's became nothing more than a guest house for her relatives, the Godfreys. There was less and less peace to be had anywhere - especially for Sister Frevisse. Constantly tormented by Domina Alys, Frevisse was further dismayed to discover that St. Frideswide's modest stores were being depleted by the Godfrey clam. And when a long standing family rivalry began with a kidnapping and ended with murder, it was up to Frevisse to rid the nunnery of its unwelcome - and deadly -guests . . . "