Friday, July 3, 2015

The Elixir of Death - Crowner John #10 - Bernard Knight ~ So great!

County Coroner Sir John de Wolfe investigates a series of brutal murders in 12th-century England. The discovery of the murdered crew from a shipwreck…is just the first in a string of atrocities. The captain was the husband of Sir John's former mistress, Hilda, and his investigation troubles both his shrewish wife Matilda and his current mistress

I absolutely adore Crowner John as a character and Bernard Knight as an author, and am happy reading this series. This mystery was a bit farfetched so gave it 4.5 stars only.

The period  detail is impeccable and historically correct as always and the characters have depth and are believable. I am on to the next one.

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