The Shroud Maker

The Shroud Maker

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A year after the mysterious disappearance of Jenny Bercival, DI Wesley Peterson is called in when the body of a strangled woman is found floating out to sea in a dinghy. The discovery mars the festivities of the Palkin Festival, held each year to celebrate the life of John Palkin, a 14th-century Mayor of Tradmouth who made his fortune from trade and piracy. Now it seems like death and mystery have returned to haunt the town. Could there be a link between the two women? One missing, one brutally murdered? And is there a connection to a fantasy website called Shipworld which features Palkin as a supernatural hero with a sinister, faceless nemesis called the Shroud Maker? When archaeologist Neil Watson makes a grim discovery on the site of Palkin's warehouse, it looks as if history might have inspired the killer. And it is only by delving into the past that Wesley comes to learn a truth that will bring mortal danger in its wake.
Publisher: London : Piatkus Books, [2014].
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780749958039
Branch Call Number: MF ELLIS, KATE
Characteristics: 374 pages ; 20 cm.


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Jul 07, 2015

Too many interweaving story lines make a confusing book.


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