The Fire In The Flint

The Fire In The Flint

a gripping medieval Scottish mystery from much-loved author Candace Robb


Let much-loved author Candace Robb sweep you back in time to thirteenth-century Edinburgh in this captivating and compelling Medieval mystery. Perfect for fans of Ellis Peters, S J Parris, Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell.

'Thirteenth-century Edinburgh comes off the page cold and convincing - most enjoyable' -- The List
'Brilliant - Robb presents a feisty new heroine who proves to be no fool' -- Woman & Home
'A superb historical novel from a most interesting and unknown period' -- ***** Reader review


1297: Margaret Kerr, fiercely loyal to the deposed king John Balliol, has come to Edinburgh in search of her absent husband Roger - a man in the service of Balliol's enemy Robert the Bruce. But terrifying raids and a brutal murder bring the wrath of the English to Margaret's door.

Roger's sudden disappearance enables Margaret to escape from the city, but she soon suspects that his new-found concern is nothing more than a charade. And then her father returns from Bruges, bringing trouble and discord in his wake.

What was it the raiders sought from Margaret's property? And what of her mother's visions, which all sides are keen to interpret?

Who can Margaret really trust in these troubled times...?

About the author

Candace Robb

Candace Robb has read and researched medieval history for many years, having studied for a Ph.D in Medieval and Anglo-Saxon Literature. She is the author of the acclaimed Owen Archer novels and the Margaret Kerr Mysteries.
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