Alibi V.12 No.51 • Dec 18-24, 2003 

Art Article

Wine of Violence: A Medieval Mystery

Poisoned Pen Press
hardcover
$24.95

Heaps of praise have already been dumped on Royal's debut novel about a young prioress who finds herself struggling to unravel the mystery behind the death of a beloved monk. Set in England in 1270, Wine of Violence seems to be a promisingly chilling first novel.