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The 1066 via Derby
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The Normans are in town; beware, be careful or be dead…
From multiple Best Selling author Howard of Warwick comes more medieval mystery, but not as we know it.
First, there was medieval fiction, then there was the medieval detective, now the whole business has simply got ridiculous.
And Howard of Warwick must be held to account. Medieval crime comedy didn’t even exist until he started interfering…
An old wise woman of Derby is dead, and Brother Hermitage has been asked to deal with her.
This means she must have been murdered; people only die of murder when Brother Hermitage is in town.
And if she was murdered, who on earth would do that to an old wise woman in her own hovel, for goodness sake?
The Norman soldiers camping just down the road? Quite likely.
The local people who seem to have good reason to hate her? Quite possibly.
Anyone who wanted to steal her ill-gotten gains? Quite feasibly.
Very well, quite a few people would want to kill an old wise woman in her own hovel, Brother Hermitage just has to work out which one. Can’t be hard, surely?
But this is Brother Hermitage, and the characters of Derby are being less than helpful – as well as pretty peculiar.
In The 1066 via Derby Brother Hermitage is once more disappointed by the moral standards of the average 11th Century killer.
Stumbling through a host of conclusions, one of which must be right, surely, and a small host of extra murders just for completeness, Hermitage uncovers crime of a truly despicable nature.
The guilty must face the consequences of their actions and pay the price – but that’s someone else’s business, Hermitage only does investigation.
Comments are consistent:
5* Another Fun Filled Advemture
5* OH MY!
5* And Howard of Warwick has done it again!!!
5* Ha, ha, ha! Aha! Brother Hermitage does it again.
5* Excellent work
5* Please Sir when is the next one coming?
5* Another success
5* Another masterpiece from Howard!
5* Top marks as usual
Other books by Howard Matthews
The Investigator’s Apprentice
Murder Most Murderous
A Murder of Convenience
A Mayhem of Murderous Monks
The King’s Investigator Part II
The King’s Investigator
The 1066 To Hastings
The 1066 From Normandy
The Hermes Parchment
The Chester Chasuble
The Bayeux Embroidery
The Domesday Book II (Still Not That One)
Brother Hermitage’s Christmas Gift
A Murder for Brother Hermitage
A Murder for Master Wat
A Murder for Mistress Cwen
The Case of The Cantankerous Carcass
The Case of The Curious Corpse
The Case of The Clerical Cadaver
Brother Hermitage in Shorts
Hermitage, Wat and Some Nuns
Hermitage, Wat and Some Druids: We’re Going On A Murder
The Magna Carta (Or Is It?)
The Domesday Book (No, Not That One)
Hermitage, Wat and Some Murder or Other
The Tapestry of Death
The Garderobe of Death
The Heretics of De’Ath
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