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Ashes of the Elements (Hawkenlye Mystery) - Alys Clare
Ashes of the Elements (Hawkenlye Mystery)
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A grove of huge oak trees in the Wealden forest is felled. And, as if some ancient curse is being brought alive, the man who wielded the axes meets with a violent end. The Sheriff claims the Forest People did it, but Abbess Helewise believes a supernatural solution is too easy an answer. She... show more
A grove of huge oak trees in the Wealden forest is felled. And, as if some ancient curse is being brought alive, the man who wielded the axes meets with a violent end.

The Sheriff claims the Forest People did it, but Abbess Helewise believes a supernatural solution is too easy an answer. She consults Josse d'Acquin, whose manor house in the Weald is now being renovated, and he, concerned about the safety of two girls from the abbey, enters the forest himself - to find something in this ancient part of Britain that terrifies even him.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781444726725
Publisher: Hodder
Pages no: 265
Edition language: English
Series: Hawkenlye Mysteries (#2)
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Tannat
Tannat rated it
2.0 Ashes of the Elements by Alys Clare
Series: Hawkenlye #2 I was disappointed in this installment. The solution to the mystery involved a lot of new age stuff with twins and mind readers and I just wasn’t impressed. It also wasn’t entirely clear but a point of the plot hinged on missing “undergarments” which, it being 1191, sounds lik...
Kanti's Books
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5.0 Ashes of the Elements
I have read nost of the Hawkenlye Mysteries, and this one, Ashes of the Elements is particularly important because it is here we meet the Forest People who form the background to many of these stories: primitive, pagan people who worship Nature personified in the Great Mother, contrasted with the pe...
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2.0 Ashes of the Elements
This is the second book in this series, following on from Fortune Like the Moon and featuring the sleuthing duo of Abbess Helewise and Josse D'Acquin.The abbess has a nasty surprise waiting for her at the edge of the nearby forest when she literally trips over the corpse of a local man, who was kill...
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