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Tremayne, Peter

Overview
Works: 90 works in 576 publications in 7 languages and 21,257 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: PR6070.R366, 823.914
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Publications about Peter Tremayne
Publications by Peter Tremayne
Most widely held works about Peter Tremayne
 
Most widely held works by Peter Tremayne
A prayer for the damned : a mystery of ancient Ireland by Peter Tremayne( Book )
22 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,186 libraries worldwide
As Fidelma of Cashel and her companion Eadulf prepare for their upcoming nuptials, the festivities are interrupted by the murder of the fanatical Abbot Ultan and accusations against another guest, the King of Connacht, in a mystery set in seventh-century Ireland
The leper's bell by Peter Tremayne( Book )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,170 libraries worldwide
Fidelma of Cashel has returned home to her brother's castle to discover her son's nurse has been brutally murdered and her son is missing. Fidelma, sister to the king of Muman and her brother Eadulf must face their most personal and baffling case ever
Dancing with demons : a mystery of ancient Ireland by Peter Tremayne( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,117 libraries worldwide
When the High King of Ireland is found murdered in his compound and clan chieftain Dubh Duin is accused of the crime, the Chief Brehon of Ireland calls in Fidelma of Cashel to investigate a web of conspiracy and treachery that could ignite a war
Our lady of darkness : a novel of ancient Ireland by Peter Tremayne( Book )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,096 libraries worldwide
Returning to Ireland from a pilgrimage, Sister Fidelma discovers that her friend and companion, Saxon monk Brother Eadulf, has been accused of the rape and murder of a young girl, a crime for which he will be executed, unless she can clear his name
The council of the cursed : a mystery of ancient Ireland by Peter Tremayne( Book )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,095 libraries worldwide
Counseling a hostile Irish delegation to the Celtic church of 670 A.D., Fidelma of Cashel is embroiled in a politically tenacious investigation when one of the delegates is found murdered, a case that is complicated by the theft of a priceless reliquary
The chalice of blood : a mystery of ancient Ireland by Peter Tremayne( Book )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,087 libraries worldwide
Investigating the murder of an eminent scholar who was robbed of mysterious manuscripts, Sister Fidelma and her companion, Brother Eadulf, are quickly targeted by the same killer in a case that is complicated by divisive personal problems. By the author of The Council of the Cursed
The monk who vanished : a Celtic mystery by Peter Tremayne( Book )
28 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,038 libraries worldwide
"In September of A.D. 666, an aged monk and a set of relics disappear during the night from the Abbey of Imleach. The missing monk is a matter of great concern for the abbey. But the relics are a disaster of a much higher order. They are the priceless holy relics of St. Ailbe, the man who, in the fifth century, brought Christianity to the Irish kingdom of Muman, converted and baptized its king, and founded the abbey."--Jacket
The haunted abbot by Peter Tremayne( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Dutch and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
When Fidelma of Cashel and her companion, Brother Eadulf, arrive at an abbey in East Anglia at the invitation of one of Eadulf's childhood friends, they discover the friend dead, killed by a blunt instrument to the head
The dove of death : a mystery of ancient Ireland by Peter Tremayne( Book )
18 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,018 libraries worldwide
Surviving a pirate attack during which her cousin and other innocent victims were murdered, Fidelma of Cashel and her faithful companion, Brother Eadulf, pursue clues throughout seventh-century Breton to learn the killer's identity and uncover a sinister adversary
Behold a pale horse : a mystery of ancient Ireland by Peter Tremayne( Book )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 979 libraries worldwide
AD 664: Sister Fidelma finds herself in the seaport of Genua, en route from Rome back to her native Cashel. Her old teacher, Brother Ruadan, lies dying in the abbey of Bobium - an isolated abbey in a disturbed country where even the Christians are in bloody conflict with one another and the worship of the pagan gods often prevails. Fidelma is determined to see Brother Ruadan before he dies. But from the moment she enters the beautiful valley of the Trebbia, there is danger on every side. Her dying teacher's last words send her off on her most dangerous adventure where murder follows murder and a vicious civil war threatens before an extraordinary conspiracy is revealed. And from the start, Fidelma is on her own
Smoke in the wind by Peter Tremayne( Book )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 954 libraries worldwide
Blown off course on her journey to Canterbury, Fidelma of seventh-century Ireland finds herself in Wales, where the king challenges her to discover the whereabouts of a missing monastic community and to solve an unrelated murder
Absolution by murder : a Sister Fidelma mystery by Peter Tremayne( Book )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 943 libraries worldwide
In the 7th Century, King Oswy of Northumbria convenes a synod to hear debate between the Roman and Celtic churches. He has to decide which shall be granted primacy in his kingdom. When an abbess from the Celtic church is murdered, an investigation is launched by Sister Fidelma, Celtic, and Brother Eadfulf, Roman
Valley of the shadow : a Celtic mystery by Peter Tremayne( Book )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 907 libraries worldwide
Sister Fidelma and her companion, Brother Eadulf, journey to a remote Irish valley whose inhabitants still adhere to ancient Druidic traditions, only to become embroiled in an investigation into the deaths of thirty-three young men, who may have been thevictims of pagan sacrifice
The spider's web : a Celtic mystery by Peter Tremayne( Book )
27 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 907 libraries worldwide
In 7th century Ireland, Sister Fidelma investigates the death of a Celtic chieftain. A blind deaf-mute has been charged with murder, but the sister thinks he is innocent
The subtle serpent : a Celtic mystery by Peter Tremayne( Book )
29 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 877 libraries worldwide
In 7th century Ireland, Sister Fidelma investigates a headless female corpse in the drinking well of a remote abbey. In one hand the victim holds a crucifix, in the other a pagan death symbol
Atonement of blood : a mystery of ancient Ireland by Peter Tremayne( Book )
16 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and German and held by 841 libraries worldwide
"Winter, 670 AD. King Colgu has invited the leading nobles and chieftains of his kingdom to a feast day. Fidelma and her companion Eadulf are finally home for an extended stay, and have promised their son Alchu that they'll be able to spend some time together after months of being on the road, investigating crimes. Fidelma and Eadulf are enjoying the feast when it is interrupted by the entrance of a religieux, who claims he has an important message for the King. He approaches the throne and shouts, 'Remember Liamuin!' and then stabs King Colgu"--Amazon.com
Shroud for the archbishop : a Sister Fidelma mystery by Peter Tremayne( Book )
36 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 737 libraries worldwide
In 7th Century Rome, the man due to be the next archbishop of Canterbury is strangled while awaiting his consecration. An Irish brother is a suspect and the motive is believed to be political. Sister Fidelma of the Celtic Church goes to work
The Devil's seal : a mystery of ancient Ireland by Peter Tremayne( Book )
17 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 731 libraries worldwide
"Ireland, A.D. 671. An Anglo-Saxon delegation arrives in Cashel to debate the new religious rules that have been handed down from Rome. The Abbot of Imleach leads the Irish delegation, which is hostile to the new rules from outsiders. Among the Anglo-Saxon group is Brother Eadulf's own younger brother Egric, whom Eadulf hasn't seen for many years. When the debate quickly becomes acrimonious, a local abbess has to step in as a mediator between the two sides. But not even a day later her body is discovered, bludgeoned to death"--Dust jacket flap
Suffer little children : a Sister Fidelma mystery by Peter Tremayne( Book )
22 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 620 libraries worldwide
In A.D. 644, the Venerable Dacan, a respected scholar of the Celtic Church, is murdered while on a visit to the Abbey of Ros Ailithir in the Irish Kingdom of Muman. Dacan, unfortunately, was the close confidant of the hot-headed young king of the neighboring kingdom of Fearna, who is using Dacan's murder as an excuse to provoke war. Sister Fidelma, an advocate of the Brehon courts, is summoned by the dying King of Muman to solve the brutal killing and also to prevent the incipient war between the two kingdoms. But, at the remote abbey, Fidelma soon discovers that there are far more sinister forces than mere political intrigue at work behind the mystery of Dacan's death. She must quickly unravel a most complicated mystery if she is to prevent the coming war - and preserve her own life as well
The second death : a mystery of ancient Ireland by Peter Tremayne( Book )
11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
"Ireland, A.D. 671. It is the beginning of the summer season and the Kingdom of Muman is preparing to celebrate the Great Fair of Cashel. It is an extravagant nine days of contests, food, and endless entertainment. Circumstances have led Fidelma and Eadulf far and wide across the kingdom, and they have been absent from the Great Fair for many years. But, for once they haven't been called away from Cashel, and are eager to enjoy the festivities - that is, until the last wagon in a group traveling to the fair catches on fire. The driver dies and it appears that the driver was a woman disguised a boy, for reasons unknown. Eadulf, upon further inspection, finds an even more disconcerting discovery - a rotting corpse in back of the wagon. Now, with only a week left to the fair, it is up to Fidelma and Eadulf to solve the mystery in time"--
 
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controlled identity Ellis, Peter Berresford

MacAlan, Peter 1943-
Tremayne, Peter, pseud. för Peter Berresford Ellis
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Languages
English (276)
German (80)
Dutch (15)
Spanish (6)
French (5)
Japanese (2)
Czech (2)
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