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The Rose of the World

Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
Categories: Fiction, Historical
3.5 out of 5 stars (9 ratings)

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Summary

Autumn, 1210: A year ago, King John was excommunicated - and now his men have come to take over Hawkenlye Abbey. Abbess Caliste, Helewise’s successor, worries how she is to feed the nuns under her care, let alone conduct her good works. Meanwhile, Helewise has moved into Hawkenlye Manor with Josse, and their lives are full of family and warmth. But after a visit to St Edmund’s Chapel, Helewise’s 11-year-old granddaughter, Rosamund, goes missing - and soon all that they hold dear is threatened....

©2013 Alys Clare (P)2013 Oakhill Publishing

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"Appealing characters, an unusual plot, authentic period detail, and plenty of unexpected twists make this Hawkenlye novel a sure thing for fans of medieval mysteries." (Booklist)

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