London: Macmillan, 1986. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo, original black boards titled in gilt on spine. 201 pp. Light browning to text block, otherwise a fine copy in a fine dust jacket, price corner clipped. Fine in Dust Jacket. Item #308889
¶ The harsh, unforgiving Father Ailnoth is brought as pastor for Holy Cross church in the foregate. When he disappears just two weeks later, Cadfael and Hugh Beringar solve the mystery.