Music of the Distant Stars

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Severn House, 2010 - Fiction - 246 pages
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The new ‘Lassair’ mystery from the author of the ‘Hawkenlye’ books - Very early one summer morning, Lassair slips out of her Fenland village on a deeply personal mission and discovers the body of a young woman, hidden where it has no place to be. The girl's identity is quickly discovered but, as she wonders who killed her and why, Lassair swiftly becomes mystified and frightened. Why did a sweet-natured seamstress have to die? Suspicion soon creeps uncomfortably close to home; then another body is found . . .

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Music of the Distant Stars: An Aelf Fen Mystery

User Review  - Jo Ann Vicarel - Book Verdict

When Lassair, a young healer, goes to pray at her recently deceased grandmother's grave, she finds the body of a young, pregnant woman. Thus begins a story of love, greed, thwarted ambitions, and ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Apprentice healer Lassair, who lives in the small Fenland village of Aelf Fen, makes a visit to her grandmother's grave and is presented with yet another mystery.Lassair's granny is buried on an ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Alys Clare divides her time between Tonbridge, England-in the area where ""Tavern in the Morning"" is set--and her ancient stone cottage in Brittany. The author of two previous Hawkenlye mysteries, ""Fortune Like the Moon"" and ""Ashes of the Elements,"" she has also studied archaeology at the University of Kent at Canterbury.

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