London: Headline, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo, original green boards titled in gilt on spine, map endpapers. 282 pp. Touch of bumping to head of spine, light browning to text block, a near fine copy in dust jacket, price corner clipped. Near Fine in Dust Jacket. Item #308895
¶ Heavy rains flood the river which in turn floods the Abbey, threatening the precious reliquary of Saint Winifred. When the waters recede, the saint is gone, beginning a long search with tangled motives, including a murder that challenges the monks.