Oxford Medieval Mysteries
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    The Bookseller's Tale: Oxford Medieval Mysteries, Book 1 | Ann Swinfen

    The Bookseller's Tale: Oxford Medieval Mysteries, Book 1

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    • By Ann Swinfen
    • Narrated By Philip Battley
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    Oxford, Spring 1353. When young bookseller Nicholas Elyot discovers the body of student William Farringdon floating in the river Cherwell, it looks like a drowning. Soon, however, Nicholas finds evidence of murder. Who could have wanted to kill this promising student? As Nicholas and his scholar friend Jordain try to unravel what lies behind William's death, they learn that he was innocently caught up in a criminal plot.

    Held my interest, excellent historical background

    This is my kind of book. The story depended on a well-drawn world of a medieval bookseller and his relationship with Oxford instructors and students. ..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 07 2017 by Marcheta (Virginia Beach, VA, United States)
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    The Novice's Tale: Oxford Medieval Mysteries, Book 2 | Ann Swinfen

    The Novice's Tale: Oxford Medieval Mysteries, Book 2

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    • By Ann Swinfen
    • Narrated By Philip Battley
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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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