THE YEAR IS 1348 AND THE BLACK DEATH IS RAVAGING ENGLAND.
For Brother Maurice, a monk and physician, the disease is the most terrifying he’s ever seen. But Maurice soon learns of an even more deadly threat: the exanimate Mortecarni. After his first unexpected encounter with the creatures, Maurice is pulled into a world of savagery and secrecy.
As he travels across the country, investigating both the plague and the Mortecarni, Maurice questions how such unholy suffering is possible. When his own family is struck down, his beliefs falter. Can he regain his faith and save both England and himself?
Born in Canada of Scottish extraction, Kelly Evans graduated in History and English from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. After graduation Kelly moved to the UK where she worked in the financial sector.
While in London she continued her studies in history, focusing on Medieval England and the Icelandic Sagas. Kelly now lives in Toronto, Ontario with her husband Max and two rescue cats. In her spare time she enjoys music, reading, and watching really bad horror movies. The Mortecarni is her second novel.