"McIntosh's characterizations and period details are first rate and bode well for future entries in this series."-- Publishers Weekly
"McIntosh provides an intelligent, authentic, and suspenseful historical whodunit that will please the most demanding of Ellis Peters' fans."-- Booklist
Gil Cunningham, a young notary, has escaped a life in the Church to become the archbishop's questioner, only to be accused of causing a man's death by witchcraft. Gil and his young wife must solve the mystery to save him.
Pat McIntosh was born and brought up in Lanarkshire, Scotland. She worked in Glasgow before settling on Scotland's west coast.