Wednesday, 10 February 2010

Review – Alys CLARE – “Fortune like the Moon”

Year Published: - 1999
Where the book was from:- My own copy
ISBN: - 9780340739310
Pages: - 242pp
Genre: - Historical crime
Location:- Kent, 1189
How I came across it: - charity shop
Rating: - ***** ****
One sentence summary:-
When a young nun is found murdered, the new king of England - King Richard - employs an old playmate, Josse d'Acquin, to find the killer.

Describe the plot without giving anything away:-

Josse meets the unusual abbess of Hawkenlye Abbey from which the murdered nun had strayed. Together he and Abbess Helewise set out to solve the mystery and the subsequent events that occur. . This is the first title in a series of medieval mysteries, set around the Great Forest in the Weald of Kent.

General comments:-

I’ve read a couple in this series to it was great to read the one in which Josse and Helewise meet.

AUTHOR Notes:- Alys Clare

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