Hard on the heels of the Abbey launch of her first Matthias Barton mystery novel set in Sherborne, Missal for Murder, Rosie Lear has published another: A Quenchless Fire. This moves us on a year to 1437, with unrest between the Abbey and the townspeople growing – culminating, of course, in the great fire, responsible for the pink discolouration of the stone at the east end. If you enjoyed the first in the series, you will certainly want to buy the second. It is on sale in the Abbey Shop and on the Abbey bookstall at the discounted price of £8.
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