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The Monastery Murders

(2018)
(The second book in the Stanton and Barling Mystery series)
A novel by

 
 
Their lives are ones of quiet contemplation - and brutal murder.

Christmas Eve, 1176. Brother Maurice, monk of Fairmore Abbey, awaits the night prayer bell. But there is only silence. Cursing his fellow brother Cuthbert's idleness, he seeks him out - and in the darkness, finds him brutally murdered.

Summoned from London to the isolated monastery on the Yorkshire Moors, Aelred Barling, clerk to the King's justices, and his messenger Hugo Stanton, set about investigating the horrific crime. They quickly discover that this is far from a quiet monastic house. Instead, it seethes with bitter feuds, rivalries and resentments. But no sooner do they arrive than the killer strikes again - and again.

When Barling discovers a pattern to these atrocities, it becomes apparent that the murderer's rampage is far from over. With everyone, including the investigators, now fearing for their lives, can Barling and Stanton unmask the culprit before more blood is spilled?

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Paperback Editions

September 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Monastery Murders (A Stanton and Barling Mystery)
Author(s): E M Powell
ISBN: 1-5039-0324-9 / 978-1-5039-0324-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
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Audio Editions

September 2018 : Audio CD
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Title: The Monastery Murders
Author(s): E M Powell
ISBN: 1-978637-46-2 / 978-1-978637-46-7
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2018 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Monastery Murders
Author(s): E M Powell
ISBN: 1-978637-47-0 / 978-1-978637-47-4
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Monastery Murders: A Stanton and Barling Mystery, Book 2
Author(s): E M Powell
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Monastery Murders: A Stanton and Barling Mystery, Book 2
Author(s): E M Powell
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


September 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Monastery Murders: A Stanton and Barling Mystery, Book 2
Author(s): E M Powell
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


September 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Monastery Murders: A Stanton and Barling Mystery, Book 2
Author(s): E M Powell
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

September 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Monastery Murders (A Stanton and Barling Mystery Book 2)
Author(s): E M Powell
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU