When Roger, the wandering 15th century chapman, fell ill during his travels, two kind strangers nursed him back to health. In return, they asked for his help with a confounding mystery that challenged Roger's talent for detective work to its limits. A man had been murdered, a man hanged for his murder, when the victim turned up alive, only to be murdered a second time.
A complex, engaging historical mystery with believable characters. The characters, story and mystery are all well-written. The historical setting is made very real and integral to the story. I'll be looking forward to reading more books in this series.
One of the reasons I live historical fiction and medieval mysteries is that it reminds me no matter how crazy and frustrating our lives are, it's nothing new.
The Weaver's Tale is another well 'woven' story by Ms. Sedley fast paced and lively. As it goes on and you get deeper into the mystery, you begin to realize how dangerous it could be to hold the wrong ideas or offend the wrong people.
Many twists and turns in this quick read.
Another interesting tale of Roger and his searches for truth, with a somewhat unexpected addition to Roger's life. However, if you keep your wits about you, who the baddie is becomes pretty obvious early in the book.