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The Poisoned Chalice

(The second book in the Crowner John series)
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This historical mystery is set in 12th-century Devon. When Christina, the daughter of an Exeter businessman, is raped, Crowner (coroner) John must bring the unknown assailant to justice. Then Lady Adele de Courcey dies after an illegal abortion, and John suspects the two events are related.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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