Five compelling interlinked mysteries from Michael Jecks, Susanna Gregory, Bernard Knight Ian Morson and Philip Gooden. Bermondsey Priory, 1114. A young chaplain succumbs to the temptations of the flesh - and suffers a gruesome fate. From that moment, the monastery is cursed and over the next five hundred years murder and treachery abound within its hallowed walls.A beautiful young bride found dead two days before her wedding. A ghostly figure that warns of impending doom. A daring plot to depose King Edward II. Mad monks and errant priests ... even the poet Chaucer finds himself drawn into the dark deeds and violent death which pervade this unhappy place.