Also by Nancy Herriman:

"Skillful storytelling...a standout historical mystery."
Publisher's Weekly-- Starred review, 'A Fall of Shadows'

Book 2:  A Fall of Shadows

The brutal murder of a traveling player outside Bess's village reveals a viper's nest of resentment, fear--and the specter of black magic. 

"An extremely satisfying read...highly recommended!" 
~ Historical Novel Society—Editor's Choice, 'Searcher of the Dead'

A Bess Ellyott Mystery​

Additional praise:

"This is the book Agatha Christie would have written if she had worn a farthingale."
​     ~ Deanna Raybourn, NYT  bestselling author on Searcher of the Dead

​   ​Nancy Herriman  


Book 1:  Searcher of the Dead

Traitorous schemes entangle herbalist Bess Ellyott and Constable Kit Harwoode in murder...and a possible plot to overthrow Queen Elizabeth I. ​