Justice for the Damned
A Killing Season
The Sanctity of Hate
Covenant with Hell
I've read seven now, including her latest, Satan's Lullaby. It was a surprise to find Satan's Lullaby offered by NetGalley; previously, I've either purchased the ebooks or checked out library copies.
It goes without saying that I have enjoyed the series, so I was excited to get the latest one for free, but I do need to catch up on the ones I've missed.
Plot: Tyndale Priory is a double house (more information about this is included in my review of Wine of Violence). The Prioress Eleanor Wynethrop is informed that the Abbess Isabeau has sent her arrogant brother Father Etienne Davoir to inspect the priory "from its morals to its roofs." Eleanor knows there is a reason for this inspection to be carried out by someone as eminent as the Abbess' brother, but she is unable to discover what that reason may be. Then Father Davoir's favorite secretary is murdered....
If you enjoy historical mysteries, you may enjoy this series which gives a great deal of insight into the life of the religious during the tumultuous 13th century. Royal does an excellent job with characters and historical information.
Read in November. Blog post scheduled for Jan. 22, 2015.
NetGalley/Poisoned Pen Press.
Medieval Mystery. Feb. 3, 2015.