Gardners In this fifth novel in the medieval crime series, all is not well in Hawkenlye Vale. A decomposing body has been discovered and Josse, Yves and the Abbess, watched by the strange prince's magister, become embroiled in a mystery whose roots stretch back further than the Second Crusade.
Independent Publishing Group
An elderly pilgrim dies in Hawkenlye Vale. It is nothing suspicious, for he was gravely ill when he arrived. Meanwhile, Josse d’Acquin has a visit from Prince John, seeking news of a stranger, Galbertius Sidonius. Hurrying to Hawkenlye Abbey to enlist the help of Abbess Helewise, Josse finds she has a problem of her owna decomposing body has been discovered, naked and killed by an expert hand. When Josse’s brother, Yves, arrives, the three are hurled into a mystery with roots that reach back further than the Second Crusade.