A fun and deeply moving story that celebrates the power of hope
Master Hugh and his assistant become involved with a kidnapped maiden, a tyrannical abbot, and a suffering monk - who needs Master Hugh's surgical skills and in return provides clues which assist Hugh in solving the mystery of the tainted coin.
Intrepid reporter sleuth Poppy Denby is invited to attend the auction of the Death Mask of Nefertiti. But when one of the auction party is murdered, and someone starts stalking Poppy, the race is on to find the killer before 'the curse' can strike again.
Legal thriller following barrister Anna Milburn
The corpse of a poor scholar, who had tried to sell one of the missing books, is found in the river: but he had not simply drowned ...
Anna Thayer masterfully weaves a world of intrigue, passion and divided loyalties, which will grip the reader from the first page to the last.
Thomas atte Bridge, a man no one likes, is found hanging from a tree near Cowleys Corner. All assume he has taken his own life, but Master Hugh and Kate find evidence that this may not be so...
The tale unfolds, with graphic medical procedures, droll medieval wit, misdirection, ambition, romantic distractions and a consistent underlying Christian compassion.