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The 1066 To Hastings

(2020)
(Book 17 in the Chronicles of Brother Hermitage series)
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1066; coming to the seaside near you; whether you like it or not...

It's more hilarity and death from Howard of Warwick, the best selling author who doesn't know the meaning of "enough is enough".

If ever there was a bad time to be an Anglo Saxon noble in England it was October 14th 1066.

Avoiding the Hastings area was also advisable.

When Saxon noble Lady Gudmund demands that the murder of her husband be investigated, Brother Hermitage feels obliged to help. When she reports that he headed south with King Harold and hasn't come back, he thinks this might not take long.

But life is never simple for the King's Investigator, and neither is death. Uncovering things that people have gone to a lot of trouble to cover up in the first place, Brother Hermitage, Wat the Weaver and Cwen embark on an exploration of some of the more deplorable aspects of human nature; along with several pretty deplorable humans.

From workshop to manorial hall they chase the most blatantly obvious murder they have ever had to deal with. And if that's the case, why does it all start going wrong so quickly?

It's a strange murder when the investigator knows perfectly well who did it, but no one will believe him...

It's yet more medieval mystery of-a-sort, and people have spread the word;

5* Hilarious

5* Laugh out loud

1* Stupid

The previous Chronicle of Brother Hermitage attracted a miscellany of reviews:

5 * You really can never go wrong when you pick up a book by H of W when it comes to entertainment. The author has now created 3 wonderful main characters and the novels are populated with very strong minor players, including some Normans!

5 * I love the Brother Hermitage books and this one was as good as ever. They are such fun.

5 * I loved this book as much as all the other Brother Hermitage books. It is just as funny and enjoyable and I am looking forward to Howard's next one.

5 * Obviously a must read for fans of humorous medieval murder mysteries--and who isn't a fan!

5 * They are highly entertaining, funny and very unusual for murder mysteries. A cross between Monte Python and Cadfael. The main characters are a naive monk and his more worldly porn tapestry maker friend. Lots of tongue in cheek humor for 1066 A.D.

5 * Everything about the series makes me happy, the writing style, the plots, the characters, the snarky humor, the time period. The creation of "new' detective words by Hermitage is especially delightful. Can't wait for the next instalment!

5 * A delightfully funny look at the adventures of Brother Hermitage, Wat and Cwen, set in the time of the Norman invasion.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Paperback Editions

January 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: The 1066 To Hastings (The Chronicles of Brother Hermitage)
Author(s): Howard of Warwick
ISBN: 1-913383-06-7 / 978-1-913383-06-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Funny Book Company
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

January 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The 1066 To Hastings (The Chronicles of Brother Hermitage Book 17)
Author(s): Howard of Warwick
Publisher: The Funny Book Company
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU