Category Archives: Alys Clare

The Tavern In The Morning by Alys Clare

One of the problems with my shall-we-say near obsession with Paul Doherty’s historical mysteries is that, despite starting a number of other series, as shown by the “Other Historical Mysteries” tab, the only one that has appear continuously on my … Continue reading

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Ashes of the Elements by Alys Clare

We last met Sir Josse D’Acquin and the Abbess Helewise of Hawkenlye Abbey in Fortune Like The Moon, an uncomplicated but decent little mystery set in Kent in 1189. We skip forward two years, and Josse returns to Kent to … Continue reading

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Fortune Like The Moon by Alys Clare

Another trip to medieval England – this time, we’re off to Kent, 1189, just as Richard the (future) Lionheart has become King of England. Richard, due to concern about his popularity, has the astoundingly ill-advised scheme to appease the population … Continue reading

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