The King's Justice by E. M. Powell audiobook

The King's Justice

By E. M. Powell
Read by James Langton

Brilliance Audio 9781542046015

The Stanton and Barling Mysteries: Book 1

8.39 Hours Unabridged
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A murder that defies logic—and a killer on the loose. England, 1176. Aelred Barling, esteemed clerk to the justices of King Henry II, is dispatched from the royal court with his young assistant, Hugo Stanton, to investigate a brutal murder in a village outside York. The case appears straightforward. A suspect is under lock and key in the local prison, and the angry villagers are demanding swift justice. But when more bodies are discovered, certainty turns to doubt—and amid the chaos it becomes clear that nobody is above suspicion. Facing growing unrest in the village and the fury of the lord of the manor, Stanton and Barling find themselves drawn into a mystery that defies logic, pursuing a killer who evades capture at every turn. Can they solve the riddle of who is preying upon the villagers? And can they do it without becoming prey themselves?

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A murder that defies logic—and a killer on the loose.

England, 1176. Aelred Barling, esteemed clerk to the justices of King Henry II, is dispatched from the royal court with his young assistant, Hugo Stanton, to investigate a brutal murder in a village outside York.

The case appears straightforward. A suspect is under lock and key in the local prison, and the angry villagers are demanding swift justice. But when more bodies are discovered, certainty turns to doubt—and amid the chaos it becomes clear that nobody is above suspicion.

Facing growing unrest in the village and the fury of the lord of the manor, Stanton and Barling find themselves drawn into a mystery that defies logic, pursuing a killer who evades capture at every turn.

Can they solve the riddle of who is preying upon the villagers? And can they do it without becoming prey themselves?

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Author Bio: E. M. Powell

Author Bio: E. M. Powell

E. M. Powell was born and raised in Ireland, a descendant of Irish revolutionary Michael Collins. At University College Cork, she discovered a love of Anglo-Saxon and medieval English during her study of literature and geography. She is a member of Romance Writers of America, the Historical Novel Society, and International Thriller Writers, and has been accepted into the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s New Writers’ Scheme in 2012. A reviewer for the Historical Novel Society, she lives today in Manchester, England, with her husband and daughter.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 8.39
Audience: Adult
Language: English