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The Novice's Tale by Ann Swinfen
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The Novice's Tale

by Ann Swinfen

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This was a good read, though I didn't enjoy it quite as much as the previous book. ( )
  daisy_may | Nov 14, 2017 |
A fast read but this second book in Ann Swinfen's Oxford Medieval mystery series wasn't a mystery at all. Instead, it was a more of a romantic suspense story involving why Emma Thorgold (whom we met in the first book) was forced into the convent by her stepfather.

I enjoyed the historical fiction (especially the bit with the candle makers) but was disappointed with the direction the series seems to be taking. ( )
  leslie.98 | Jul 31, 2017 |
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When the novice Emma Thorgold goes missing from Godstow Abbey in the summer of 1353, the hunt is on throughout the Oxfordshire countryside. Bookseller Nicholas Elyot and scholar Jordain Brinkylsworth are anxious to help the girl, but her stepfather has other intentions. Why is he so determined to shut her away for life? Or worse? And will she be found unharmed?

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