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Review: Mistress of the Art of Death

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Norah Piehl

The year: 1171. The place: England, or, more specifically, the road between Canterbury and Cambridge, as a party of pilgrims travels home from visiting the newly sainted (and recently murdered) Thomas a Becket's shrine. The setting for Chaucer's Canterbury Tales? Perhaps. But it's also the backdrop for the opening of Ariana Franklin's superb new thriller, MISTRESS OF THE ART OF DEATH. If you've ... Read full review

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User Review  - e2d2 - LibraryThing

This book is filled with strong characters, especially the protagonist Adelia who refuses to be anything than what she is: a 12th century forensic scientist. The writing is unique and clear, leaving ... Read full review

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User Review  - urph818 - LibraryThing

I listened to this Audio book while driving in to work and I thought it was terrific. I saw the book in my daughters book collection. It's a historical mystery, set in medieval Cambridge; its heroine ... Read full review

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User Review  - nx74defiant - LibraryThing

A very good Medieval mystery. It does a good job of making that time come alive. Read full review

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