No Dark Place (Google eBook)
In the turbulent realm of Norman England, a young nobleman discovers that his identity is the link to an incredible mystery.
Hugh Corbaille has just lost the person he cares for most in the world, his adoptive father, the Sheriff of Lincoln. While Hugh's grief is still raw, he is approached by a visiting knight with an unbelievable tale: Hugh may actually be Hugh de Leon, sole child of the Earl of Wiltshire, mysteriously abducted thirteen years before on the day of his father's murder. Despite his loyalty to the family that raised him and his reluctance to be anyone but their son, Hugh begins to believe he could indeed be the missing heir.
With no memory of his early years, Hugh sets out to find the truth. He soon unearths a web of death and intrigue beginning in the lost days of his childhood when he may have witnessed the stabbing of his birth father.
Tormented by this tragic puzzle, Hugh must turn to the mother he has never known, a court of straligers, and the young woman whose sympathy and healing are his one support, to try to piece together his splintered past and put an end to a reign of danger and deception.
In No Dark Place, award-winning novelist Joan Wolf spins all all-absorbing medieval mystery of violent ambitions, inescapable bonds, and searing dreams of final justice.
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Review: No Dark Place (Medieval Mysteries #1)User Review - Rosalind Hoenig - Goodreads
A well written book, easy to read and fast-paced. The ending a bit of a let-down but nevertheless a good read! Read full review
Review: No Dark Place (Medieval Mysteries #1)User Review - Julie - Goodreads
The plot was pretty good, the writing clunky, the dialog terrible, and the characters had too many Mary Sues and Gary Stus among them. Read full review