Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Laws in Conflict - A Burren Mystery -Cora Harrison..Finishing the Series ~

  What a fine fine book about Galway Ireland in the late 15th century. Cora Harrison is marvelous in her work. What really happened to Walter Lynch? Hmmm.. Sending this book on to my Irish cousin.. We have two Lynch great grandmothers, fortunately not from Galway.

"February, 1512. Mara, Brehon of the Burren, judge and lawgiver, has been invited to the magnificent city state of Galway, which is ruled by English laws and a royal charter originally granted by Richard III. Mara wonders whether she can use her legal knowledge to save the life of a man from the Burren who has been caught stealing a meat pie, but events soon take an even more dramatic turn when the mayor’s son is charged with a heinous crime. Sure there is more to the case than meets the eye, Mara investigates"