Chambers of Death
A Medieval Mystery
By Priscilla Royal
(Poisoned Pen Press, Hardcover, 9781590586402, 247pp.)
Publication Date: August 2009
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Priscilla Royal grew up in British Columbia and has a degree in world literature from San Fransisco State University, where she discovered the beauty of medieval literature. She worked for the Federal government in a variety of positions, all of which provided a wonderful education in the complexity of human experience and motivation. She is a theater fan as well as a reader of history, mystery, and fiction of lesser violence. She now lives in Northern California and belongs to the Mystery Writers of America, California Writers Club, and Sisters in Crime. Chambers of Death is sixth in her medieval mystery series.
"Once again, Royal combines a well-executed plot with authentic period detail." --Publisher's Weekly
"Priscilla Royal understands the human heart, the medieval mind, and how to rachet up the suspense with each turning page. Her books keep getting better and better." --Sharon Kay Pen, NYT bestselling author
“Suspense and suspects abound as the devout duo winds its way through the startling twists and turns of the well-crafted plot. A worthy successor to Ellis Peters’ Brother Cadfael, Prioress Eleanor also compares favorably with Peter Tremayne’s Sister Fidelma.” –Booklist