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Murder at Broadstowe Manor

(The ninth book in the Stephen Attebrook mystery series)
A novel by

Sir Rogier FitzHerbert, a close supporter of Simon de Montfort, is found hanged in his locked bedchamber alongside the body of a young man at his estate outside the medieval city of Hereford.

The new coroner for the county rules the deaths a murder-suicide, but Stephen Attebrook, a struggling knight without means and deprived of his position of deputy coroner, comes to think that all is not as it appears.

What looks like a routine murder inquiry draws Stephen and his friends Gilbert Wistwode and Harry into the game of espionage and diplomacy, for Montfort had sent the dead lord on a mission to the Welsh, bearing a letter with Montfort's proposals for a secret alliance. Men would kill to get that letter, which went missing upon FitzHerbert's death. Stephen finds himself in pursuit of that letter, for it seems to hold the key to the mystery.

Stephen's troubles pile up by leaps and bounds for he must dodge deputies sent after him by Sheriff Percival FitzAllan, who accuses Stephen of murder himself, and he delves deeply into Hereford's underworld where death lurks in every alley and byway in his search for the truth.

Murder at Broadstowe Manor is Stephen Attebrook's most desperate adventure yet, for his life and fortune are at stake with his every step.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Paperback Editions

January 2019 : Paperback

Title: Murder at Broadstowe Manor (A Stephen Attebrook mystery)
Author(s): Jason Vail
ISBN: 1-79316-737-0 / 978-1-79316-737-8
Publisher: Independently published
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Kindle Editions

December 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Murder at Broadstowe Manor (A Stephen Attebrook Mystery Book 8)
Author(s): Jason Vail
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