The Difficult Saint: A Catherine Levendeur Mystery

Version: Unabridged
Author: Sharan Newman
Narrator: C.M. Hebert
Genres: Detective Stories
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: January 2004
# of Units: 10 CDs
Length: 11 hours, 42 minutes
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Catherine, wife of one-handed Edgar, daughter of a Jewish merchant, and mother of two small children, is a Christian convert. Agnes, her estranged sister, has returned to Paris with the news that she is to marry a German lord. She wants no part of her Jewish family, except the sizable dowry her father can provide.

After Agnes departs for Germany, her family receives terrible news: Agnes's husband has been murdered by poison and Agnes herself is the prime suspect. Catherine, putting their differences aside, goes undercover in the dangerous anti-Semitic climate of twelfth century Germany to save her sister's life and possibly lose her own in the effort.

Reviews (1)

A difficult listen

Written by Barbara L from Dale, OK on June 30th, 2011

  • Book Rating: 1/5

I really, really, tried to make it through the first CD. Perhaps it was the reader. Perhaps it was exceedingly boring on it's own.

Author Details

Author Details

Newman, Sharan

Sharan Newman is a historian, lecturer, and writer who has won many awards, including the Macavity for Best First Mystery, and the Herodotus for Best Historical Mystery.