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The Enchanter's Forest (2007)

by Alys Clare

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Late 12th century historical mystery, part of the Hawkenlye series. The characters have grown and developed; interesting twist at the end of this one. ( )
  Oodles | Feb 16, 2016 |
Great series. This book explores Pagan religion. Conflict between two worlds of Josse and Joanna. Josse learrns that "Long Men" are part of his ancestry. ( )
  ajlletourneau | Jul 22, 2010 |
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It is midsummer 1195. An impoverished man claims to have discovered Merlin’s tomb and builds a hostel for pilgrims while spreading the word that his find is a place of miracles. This blasphemous intrusion is deeply resented both by the community at Hawkenlye Abbey and the pagan people of the forest. Though the finger of blame points at both communities following the man’s murder, the perennial sleuths Josse d’Acquin and Abbess Helewise soon discover that other parties also had an interest in his death. His wife does not seem distressed at his passing, possibly because she is pregnant despite having not slept with her husband for nearly six months.

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It is Midsummer 1195. A ruthlessly ambitious man has fallen deeply into debt, his desperate situation made even more difficult by the contribution he has had to pay towards King Richard's ransom. To make matters worse the beautiful wife he tricked into marriage has tired of him and her mother hates his guts.… (more)

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