By Oliver Pötzsch
A gripping brief tale via the writer of the bestselling Hangman’s Daughter sequence. June sixteen, 1692. Relic broker Georg Ayndorfer is located slain within the Chapel of St. Quirinus of Tegernsee. used to be it the holy rage of St. Quirinus himself, or used to be Ayndorfer murdered by means of jealous colleagues? Georg Asam, a recognized artist commissioned to color a fresco within the chapel, feels forced to enquire. **
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