Search Results: "Alys Clare"


BOOK REVIEW

MUSIC OF THE DISTANT STARS by Alys Clare
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 16, 2010

"Clare's Aelf Fen series (Mist Over the Water, 2009, etc.) offers a charming combination of the mysterious and mystical; the third volume continues in the same vein."
Apprentice healer Lassair, who lives in the small Fenland village of Aelf Fen, makes a visit to her grandmother's grave and is presented with yet another mystery. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT WANDERER by Alys Clare
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2016

"Once more, Clare (Blood of the South, 2015, etc.) deftly combines a vexing mystery with paranormal activity and earthly romance."
Cambridge is terrified by a series of inexplicable killings in 1094. Read full book review >

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THE JOYS OF MY LIFE by Alys Clare
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"Another winner in Clare's medieval series (The Paths of the Air, 2008, etc.), thanks to a canny brew of mysticism, romance and adventure."
A summons from Eleanor of Aquitaine changes the lives of Abbess Helewise of Hawkenlye and Sir Josse d'Acquin. Read full book review >

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SHADOWED EVIL by Alys Clare
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"Of all Clare's charmingly mystical looks at life and death in 13th-century England, this one-sitting read is by far the purest mystery."
A visit to a treasured childhood home involves Sir Josse d'Acquin and his wife, Helewise, in yet another murder. Read full book review >

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THE ROSE OF THE WORLD by Alys Clare
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Not the best Hawkenlye mystery (The Joys of My Life, 2009, etc.), but the well-conceived story and historical detail continue to please."
In a battle between King and Pope, the people are the losers. Read full book review >

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LAND OF THE SILVER DRAGON by Alys Clare
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"The latest in Clare's Aelf Fen series (The Way Between the Worlds, 2012, etc.) is one of her best, charmingly combining romance, mystery and mysticism.



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Murderous attacks in England's Fen country call for every skill an apprentice healer can conjure up. Read full book review >

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THE PATHS OF THE AIR by Alys Clare
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Adroitly weaving medieval history into a rousing and mystical tale, the latest in the Hawkenlye series (The Enchanter's Forest, 2008, etc.) may be Clare's best yet."
Abbess Helewise of Hawkenlye and her friend Sir Josse d'Acquin are caught up in a dangerous game of cat and mouse. Read full book review >

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THE ENCHANTER’S FOREST by Alys Clare
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2008

"Clare's latest fantasy set in the England of the 1100s (Heart of Ice, 2006, etc.) is better enjoyed as mystical history than detective fare."
A knight, a nun and a mysterious forest dweller combine their talents to solve mysteries. Read full book review >

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OUT OF THE DAWN LIGHT by Alys Clare
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"A treat that's full of the mysticism, period detail and mystery Clare's readers have come to expect."
Historical specialist Clare (The Joys of My Life, 2009, etc.) begins her new series in 1087, when William Rufus has just assumed the throne of England and quelled a rebellion. Read full book review >

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THE WAY BETWEEN THE WORLDS by Alys Clare
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Clare's latest addition to the magical Aelf Fen series is a wonderful combination of mystery, mysticism and romance with a historical twist."
A young girl with strange powers fights the forces of evil. Read full book review >

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A RUSTLE OF SILK by Alys Clare
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2017

"Although this series debut would have benefited from more showing and less telling, a thoughtful hero and a likable supporting cast make a promising beginning."
A country physician untangles a web of deadly crime in Jacobean England. Read full book review >

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THE TAVERN IN THE MORNING by Alys Clare
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 13, 2002

"La belle dame sans merci meets 1990s New Age feminism: an awkwardly uncertain romance."
In his third adventure (Ashes of the Elements, 2001, etc.), Josse D'Aquin, king's man and knight, returns home from a cold, hard trip to find that a man has died at the local tavern. Read full book review >