Troubled Bones (Crispin Guest Medieval Noir #4) - Jeri Westerson

Disgraced knight Crispin Guest gets himself into some serious trouble in London and as a result is forced to accept an assignment far out of town.  The Archbishop of Canterbury has specifically requested Guest to investigate a threat against the bones of saint and martyr Thomas a Beckett, which are on display in the cathedral in Canterbury.  The archbishop has received letters threatening the safety of the artifacts, and he wants Guest to protect them and uncover whoever is after them.

When he arrives at Canterbury, Guest is accosted by an old acquaintance from court – one Geoffrey Chaucer – and is surrounded by a group in town on a pilgrimage. Trapped amongst the pilgrims (who were, quite possibly, the model for Chaucer’s famous story cycle), looking for a murderer, a hidden heretic and a solution to the riddle that will allow him to go back home, Crispin Guest finds his considerable wit and intellect taxed to its very limit.

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Release date: October 2011
Genres: history, mystery
Average rating: 8.00/10
Total ratings: 1
Updated: August 21, 2021

Crispin Guest Medieval Noir :: Series

This series tells of Crispin Guest who is a disgraced knight turned detective on the mean streets of fourteenth century London.

Veil of Lies (Crispin Guest Medieval Noir #1)
Serpent in the Thorns (Crispin Guest Medieval Noir #2)
The Demon's Parchment (Crispin Guest Medieval Noir #3)
Troubled Bones (Crispin Guest Medieval Noir #4)
Blood Lance (Crispin Guest Medieval Noir #5)
Shadow of the Alchemist (Crispin Guest Medieval Noir #6)
Cup of Blood (Crispin Guest Medieval Noir #7)
The Silence of Stones (Crispin Guest Medieval Noir #8)
A Maiden Weeping (Crispin Guest Medieval Noir #9)
Season of Blood (Crispin Guest Medieval Noir #10)
The Deepest Grave (Crispin Guest Medieval Noir #11)
Traitor's Codex (Crispin Guest Medieval Noir #12)