Tag Archives: Mel Starr

Rest not in peace: 14th century murder

I walk where Hugh Singleton walked on the streets of Oxford and the castle, where he journeyed frequently as bailiff for the manor of Bampton and as 14th century detective, most recently in Rest Not In Peace. I have worn … Continue reading

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Local corpses

I just read the third in the series by Mel Starr about his 14th century surgeon/bailiff/detective, The Corpse at St. Andrew’s Chapel. Local and fun. Also just hiked through Steventon copse to a local farm shop. Also local and fun.

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The Tainted Coin:Mel Starr

Quick read, medieval mystery while I work through a book I may not get through. It’s one of a series, so has a fan base, but the most interesting thing about it was its setting- Abingdon mostly! Lots of horse … Continue reading

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