Mistress of the Art of Death Series by Ariana Franklin

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  • Mistress of the Art of Death (Mistress of the Art of Death #1)
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    Mistress of the Art of Death (Mistress of the Art of Death #1)

    Ariana Franklin

    · 26 ratings · published 2008

    A chilling, mesmerizing novel that combines the best of modern forensic thrillers with the detail and drama of historical fiction. In medieval Cambridge, England, four children have been murdered. The crimes are immediately blamed on the town's Jewish community, taken as evidence that Jews sacrifice Christian children in blasphemous ceremonies. To save them from the rioting mob, the king places the Cambridge Jews under his protection and hides them in a castle fortress... more

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  • The Serpent's Tale (Mistress of the Art of Death #2)
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    The Serpent's Tale (Mistress of the Art of Death #2)

    Ariana Franklin

    · 20 ratings · published 2009

    Ariana Franklin combines the best of modern forensic thrillers with the drama of historical fiction in the enthralling second novel in the Mistress of the Art of Death series, featuring medieval heroine Adelia Aguilar. Rosamund Clifford, the mistress of King Henry II, has died an agonizing death by poison—and the king's estranged queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine, is the prime suspect... more

  • Grave Goods (Mistress of the Art of Death #3)
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    Grave Goods (Mistress of the Art of Death #3)

    Ariana Franklin

    · 20 ratings · published 2010

    Combining the best of modern forensic thrillers with the drama of medieval fiction, New York Times' bestselling author Ariana Franklin returns with the third title in the Mistress of the Art of Death series. England, 1176. Beautiful, tranquil Glastonbury Abbey—one of England's holiest sites, and believed by some to be King Arthur's sacred Isle of Avalon—has been burned almost to the ground... more

  • A Murderous Procession (Mistress of the Art of Death #4)
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    A Murderous Procession (Mistress of the Art of Death #4)

    Ariana Franklin

    · 18 ratings · published 2011

    Adelia is back in this thrilling fourth installment of the Mistress of the Art of Death series. In 1176, King Henry II sends his daughter Joanna to Palermo to marry his cousin, the king of Sicily. Henry chooses Adelia Aguilar, his Mistress of the Art of Death, to travel with the princess and safeguard her health. But when people in the wedding procession are murdered, Adelia and Rowley must discover the killer's identity . . . and whether he is stalking the princess or Adelia herself.

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