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Friday, November 2, 2018

Rest Not in Peace






Title: Rest Not in Peace (The Chronicles of Hugh de Singleton, Surgeon #6)

Author: Mel Starr

Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery






 Rating: 5 out of 5 fairies






Where to buy: Amazon


Synopsis: Master Hugh is asked to provide a sleeping potion for Sir Henry Burley, a friend and guest of Lord Gilbert at Bampton Castle. Sir Henry, (with his wife, a daughter by a first wife, two knights, two squires, and assorted servants), has outstayed his welcome at Bampton Castle. The next morning after Master Hugh provides the potion, Sir Henry is found dead, eyes open, in his bed. Master Hugh, the target of the wife's wrath, is asked by Lord Gilbert to determine the cause of death ... 

About the Author: Mel Starr was born and grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He graduated from Spring Arbor High School in 1960, and Greenville College (Illinois) in 1964. He received a MA in history from Western Michigan University in 1970. He taught history in Michigan public schools for thirty-nine years, thirty-five of those in Portage, MI, where he retired in 2003 as chairman of the social studies department of Portage Northern High School.
Mel married Susan Brock in 1965, and they have two daughters; Amy (Kevin) Kwilinski, of Kennesaw, GA, and Jennifer (Jeremy) Reivitt, of Portage, MI. Mel and Susan have seven grandchildren.

Review: Triumphing in the face of adversity, this latest adventure  will have you trying to solve the crime right along with Master Hugh. So many suspects, so little time...

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