Master Wycliffe’s Summons

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ISBN: 9781782643470 Categories: ,

ISBN: 9781782643470

Publication date: October 22, 2021

Format: Paperback

Extent: 240 pages

Dimensions: 198mm(length) 130mm(width)

Imprint: Lion Fiction

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One of Master John Wycliffe’s scholars is found dead after a thunderstorm. Was he stuck by lightning, or was there something more sinister to his death?

Scholar Richard Sabyn, a particularly obnoxious fellow, was believed to have been struck by lightning. However, Master Wycliffe believes otherwise and calls upon Sir Hugh de Singleton for help. Sir Hugh shares Wycliffe’s suspicions and launches a private investigation, learning that it might indeed be possible to make it look as though a man has died from a lightning strike. But who would go to all that effort, and why?

When fellow scholar Simon Duby dies, it raises even more questions and suspicions. What is the connection between the two men? Sir Hugh believes a bronze pot, a bucket of urine, and a small quantity of charcoal and brimstone may hold the key to understanding the deaths. During a bleak 1375, can he survive the insidious plague and several attempts on his life as he continues his quest for truth?

Meet the author: Mel Starr

Mel Starr was born and grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan. After graduatingwith a MA in history from Western Michigan University in 1970, he taught history in Michigan public schools for thirty-nine years. Since retiring, he has focused on writing his successful Chronicles of Hugh de Singleton series. Mel and his wife, Susan, have two daughters and eight grandchildren.


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