Hill of Bones

Hill of Bones

By Medieval Murderers; The Medieval Murderers

Simon & Schuster (UK), Paperback, 9780857204264, 416pp.

Publication Date: October 2011

Bath Abbey, 1199. The monks' peaceful existence is turned upside down when the Abbey's unpopular prior is found dead on Solsbury Hill. But when Sir Symon Cole and his wife, Gwenllian, arrive to investigate, they soon discover hear whisperings that prior has met with divine punishment.
For it is said that on Solsbury Hill, only those who are pure in heart can survive a night when the moon is full.
Determined to get to the bottom of the suspicious circumstances surrounding the prior's death, Gwenllian launches a daring investigation that puts her in great danger and Sir Symon accepts a challenge to visit the hill at night.
Sacred treasures. Dangerous secrets. Plots against church, crown and government. Solsbury Hill continues to be the scene of murder, theft and conspiracy throughout the ages. But what will today's archaeologists make of the mysteries uncovered on this haunted site?

About the Author

The Medieval Murderers are Michael Jecks, Susanna Gregory, Bernard Knight, Ian Morson, Philip Gooden, Simon Beaufort, and for the first time, C J Sansom.

Praise For Hill of Bones

"With the combined imaginations of Bernard Knight, Michael Jecks, Susanna Gregory, Ian Morson, and Philip Gooden, this is a thoroughly enjoyable read. Perfect for the holidays."  —Daily Mail on Sacred Stone

"Monks, mists, madness, taverns: the evocation of a strange but familiar Other Britain shrouded in time . . . A must for historical crime buffs and an ideal starting point for any reader new to the genre."  —Tangled Web on The Tainted Relic

"Clever plot twists and gripping pacing."  —Publishers Weekly