Fortune Like the Moon
Publish date: July 1st 2003
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Pages no: 242
Edition language: English
Series: Hawkenlye Mysteries (#1)
Richard I is worried about the fallout from his mother’s decision to release all the prisoners to commemorate the start of his reign when a nun is found brutally murdered, so he sends Josse d’Acquin to investigate at Hawkenlye. I quite liked this mystery, there were several clever reversals, and i...
This was an excellent start to a a series but it had some of the flaws of a new series. There were some sudden POV changes, for about 3/4 of the book we were seeing things through Josse's eyes and then things flipped to Helewise and then to other characters. I do see why she switched POV but it was ...
A very enjoyable historical murder mystery. It starts off with a dead body of a nun outside a convent. King Richard sends one of his court to investigate and Josse finds a good partner in investigation in Abbess Helewise. When another body turns up things get more complicated, but are tbe bodies r...
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