Young heiress Iveta de Massard comes to the abbey to marry Baron Huon de Domville, as dictated by her guardian Godfrid Picard. Joscelyn loves her and would protect her with his life, which makes him the prime suspect when de Domville winds up dead. Cadfael must find the real villain from a tangle of hidden motives and a mysterious leper who has arrived at the hospice. Written by
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You'll not get your hands on Iveta's fortune so easily, boy.
Don't judge all men by your own base measure, Master Piccard.
Dei Santus Stirity
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