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The Turn of Midnight



MINETTE WALTERS on the silver lining of the Black Death

What do you get when you put the story of history's greatest pandemic in the hands of the Queen of Crime? Something truly un-put-downable.

Minette Walters had sold over 25 million crime thriller novels when she stopped writing in 2007. In the midst of a 10-year hiatus, she made a grisly discovery in her town near Dorset, UK. That discovery inspired her new series about the Black Death that follows a heretical young woman, Lady Anne, as she defies the church to protect her people.