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mobi ê A Catherine LeVendeur Mystery ´ Sharan Newman In The Difficult Saint Sharan Newman returns to medieval France and the murder haunted Catherine LeVendeur heroine of this acclaimed series After a harrowing stay with Catherine's in laws in Scotland Catherine and her husband Edgar have returned home with their two small children to live a life of peace at last or so they hope But soon the safety of those they love is uestioned as anti Jewish sentiment begins to grow in Paris Raised Catholic by her father Hubert who poses as a Christian while practicing Judaism in secret Catherine fears that the violence of the most recent crusa The Catherine LeVendeur mystery series is one of my favorite historical mystery series In addition to the impeccable research and the excellent uality of the writing what makes this medieval mystery series stand out is that the author incorporates into the series the medieval treatment of Jews She neither softens nor tries to justify the persecution of Jews during the Middle Ages but she does try to make the reader see the persecution from the medieval mindsetThis book is an excellent addition to the series which is best read in order Unlike in previous books where the persecution is opaue and non violent the Church's push towards a crusade has ignited anti Semitism throughout Europe and Catherine and her family are caught between the personal Catherine's sister is accused of murdering her newly married husband and the political the increasing violence against Jews The author even throws in some Cathars to add to the religious complicationsAs always the characters are interesting and well rounded The mystery is interesting and the religious issues well explainedI highly recommend this series

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read kindle » The Difficult Saint Ô A Catherine LeVendeur Mystery ¹ sharan newman Õ In The Difficult Saint Sharan Newman returns to medieval France and the murder haunted Catherine LeVendeur heroine of this acclaimed series After a harrowing stay with Catherine's in laws in Sc Le news Agnes's new husband appears to have been murdered by poisoning and Agnes is the prime suspect In spite of their differences Catherine believes in her innocence and knows that she must do everything she can to save her sister's life And when Catherine and her brood travel to Germany to begin sleuthing in a dangerously anti Semetic climate it becomes clear that Catherine and Edgar's long dreamt of life of peace remains in the distant future if they live to see it at allAt the Publisher's reuest this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied Another great novel in the Catherine LeVendeur series After Catherine's sister decides to marry a man she has never met the family is summoned because Agnes' new husband has been found dead and Agnes is being blamed for murdering him Catherine Edgar Catherine's father and Catherine and Edgars children all go to Germany to try to save herI like the way the author takes real history and puts in her story I liked how she took the story of a Jewish girl who was beaten and left for dead and used it in her story except not the exact same She is obviously well researched in the time period which is always nice when reading a historical novel of any kind

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The Difficult Saint A Catherine LeVendeur Mystery Catherine LeVendeurDe will repeat itself victimizing members of her family but before she can put too much thought into that fate interruptsCatherine's estranged younger sister Agnes has returned to Paris with the news that she has been promised in marriage to a German lord Bitter about their religious differences Agnes wants no part of Catherine or Hubert except for the sizable dowry that Hubert can provide When Catherine and Hubert arrange for Agnes to be escorted to Germany with her dowry they assume that they have seen the last of herBut then one of Agnes's escorts returns to Paris with terrib Nicely done historical Painful to read about the plight of the medieval Jews and the complacent prejudice of even the good christians The mystery was a little poorly integrated; not really a whodunnit or at least that wasn't the focus