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The Tainted Coin (Hugh de Singleton, Surgeon Chronicles #5) It Is The Autumn Of 1367 Master Hugh Is Enjoying The Peaceful Life Of Bampton, When A Badly Beaten Man Is Found Under The Porch Of St Andrew S Chapel The Dying Man Is A Chapman A Traveling Merchant Before He Is Buried In The Chapel Grounds An Ancient, Corroded Coin Is Found In The Man S Mouth Master Hugh S Quest For The Chapman S Assailants, And His Search For The Origin Of The Coin, Makes Steady Progress But There Are Men Of Wealth And Power Who Wish To Halt His Search, And An Old Nemesis, Sir Simon Trillowe, Is In League With Them But Master Hugh, And His Assistant, The Groom Arthur, Are Determined To Uncover The Thieves And Murderers, And The Source Of The Chapman S Coin They Do, But Not Before They Become Involved With A Kidnapped Maiden, A Tyrannical Abbot, And A Suffering Monk Who Needs Master Hugh S Surgical Skills And In Return Provides Clues Which Assist Hugh In Solving The Mystery Of The Tainted Coin.

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  • Paperback
  • 240 pages
  • The Tainted Coin (Hugh de Singleton, Surgeon Chronicles #5)
  • Melvin R. Starr
  • English
  • 26 June 2017
  • 0857212508

10 thoughts on “The Tainted Coin (Hugh de Singleton, Surgeon Chronicles #5)


  1. says:

    Quick comment that I do love these books I m constantly surprised that they don t seem to bewell known I do have to say that this one was a bit disappointing A The mystery was solved well before the end AND it was Hugh s arch nemesis OF COURSE which I m a little over , b I lost count of the number of plots Hugh hatched that involved going back and forth and back and forth and skulking about in the dark, c t...


  2. says:

    This was my first time reading a book by Melvin Starr so I was a little skeptical at first if the book would be all that I hoped it would be I love historical fiction and mysteries so when I come across a book the marries the two together I set the bar very high Luckily for me this one turned out to be exactly what I wanted.The story focuses on Master Hugh de Singleton, who is a bailiff and surgeon in Bampton in the year 1367 and centers around a murder that takes place in his jurisdiction one This was my first time reading a book by Melvin Starr so I was a little skeptical at first if the book would be all that I hoped it would be I love historical fiction and mysteries so when I come across a book the marries the two together I set the bar very high Luckily for me this one turned out to be exactly what I wanted.The story focuses on Master Hugh de Singleton, who is a bailiff and surgeon in Bampton in the year 1367 and centers around a murder that takes place in his jurisdiction one autumn day when a man lays dead and he has to bring the culprits to justice He just has to find out who they are and why they killed the victimMelvin Starr created a likable hero in Master Hugh, one that I m not likely to forget I enjoyed his character immensely because he was neither too pretentious like some sleuths can be and he wasn t a pushover either He h...


  3. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Much though I love Master Hugh I have to admit this book left me a little frustrated and here be spoilersWe never did find out why John Thrale hid that single coin in his mouth, or where he found the treasure he had already processed, nor did we find out how Sir Simon and his grooms knew of him, nor did we see any possibility of justice And I would have liked to learn a littleof what happened to Sir Phillip and his kidnapping of Lady Sybill.But I will, no doubt, come back to Master H Much though I love Master Hugh I have to admit this book...


  4. says:

    Fifth book in this medieval series set in 1360 s England, Hugh de Singleton, bailiff and surgeon in Bampton Hugh is now married with an infant daughter, which is both a delight and also a burden, as their mere existence colors everything he does and affects each decision he makes He is enjoying his relatively quiet life when murder once again finds him, a chapman near dead when Hugh finds him, and only one sentence does he utter, They didn t get my coin This is puzzling to Hugh, until an an Fifth book in this medieval series set in 1360 s England, Hugh de Singleton, bailiff and surgeon in Bampton Hugh is now married with an infant daughter, which is both a delight and also a burden, as their mere existence colors everything he does and affects each decision he makes He is enjoying his relatively quiet life when murder once again finds him, a chapman near dead when Hugh finds him, and only one sentence does he utter, They didn t get my coin This is puzzling to Hugh, until an ancient corroded coin is found in the chapman s mouth.When he begins investigating, he discovers that there wasto the chapman than there seems to be at first, and that he d ...


  5. says:

    I have read and own all of the Hugh de Singleton chronicles and I must say, this may be my favorite to date.The book took me about a week to read, not because it was boring or hard to get into, quite the opposite in fact No, I like to read only one chapter at a sitting so I can prolong and take pleasure in these books for as long as possible.It is obvious when reading these books that Mel Starr is extremely knowledgeable in medieval history and times It is equally fascinating to read of the di I have read and own all of the Hugh de Singleton chronicles and I must say, this may be my favorite to date.The book took me about a week to read, not because it was boring or hard to get into, quite the opposite in fact No, I like to read only one chapter at a sitting so I can prolong and take pleasure in these books for as long as possible.It is obvious when reading these books that Mel Starr is extremely knowledgeable in medieval history and times It is equally fascinating to read of the different surgeries that Hugh must occasionally perform as well as the fare on the menu for the day s meals Even the details surrounding the plagues that have hit the towns and the way people lived during this time period truly come alive in these books Solving the mystery is only part of the enjoyment I find in these books, the journey it takes to get there is j...


  6. says:

    Starr s book about Hugh de Singleton, surgeon and bailiff, have a unique voice The stories are told in first person by Hugh This style has grown in the series it felt awkward in places in the earlier books but now fits like a well worn shoe Hugh is an everymanthan a skilled detective This everyman nature of Hugh combined with the well done use of the first pe...


  7. says:

    I ve been enjoying these murder mysteries that are set in medieval England in the 14th century They re a bit formulaic, but that doesn t bother me much I like the protagonist, surgeon and bailiff Hugh de Singleton, and his world is populated with very interesting people who show up from one tale to the next Hugh can never quite seem to vanquish the worst of the bad guys, who are very connected in this world where where you stand in rank dictates the justice and mercy or lack thereof avail I ve been enjoying these murder mysteries that are set in medieval England in the 14th century They re a bit formulaic, but that doesn t bother me much I like the protagonist, surgeon and bailiff Hugh de Singleton, and his world is populated with very interesting people who show up from one tale to the next Hugh can never quite seem to vanquish the worst of the bad guys, who are very connected in this world where where you stand in rank dictates the justice and mercy or lack ...


  8. says:

    A stranger, beaten to death on lands overseen by Hugh de Singleton, turns out to have had muchthan the cheap stocks he sold from his cart In fact, he shouldn t have been able to afford such a cart His knowledge made him prey to a group of predators ironically known as gentlemen Hugh and his henchmen are forced to make a number of dangerous rescues before they make the right one, and then it begins to look as though they were all for nothing.THE TAINTED COIN was good in general, but one A stranger, beaten to death on lands overseen by Hugh de Singleton, turns out to have had muchthan the cheap...


  9. says:

    This is a nice, easy read Mel Starr s fifth outing into Mediaeval Oxfordshire is an interesting one a corpse is found and a mystery enfolds Hugh de Singleton investigates but, instead of the situation gradually concluding in a nice solution, complication on complication ensue.


  10. says:

    This fifth chronicle of medieval surgeon Hugh de Singleton, also bailiff to Lord Gilbert Talbott, has Hugh solving the mystery of the death of a man, badly beaten, who was found at Saint Andrew s Chapel Hugh tracks the clues to a nearby village where he discovers quite a treasure trove of Roman coins and jewels, plus the man s betrothed, a young, pretty widow with two sons Hugh must find out who is after the deceased s treasure, protect the betrothed as the miscreants who attacked the dead man This fifth chronicle of medieval surgeon Hugh de Singleton, also bailiff to Lord Gilbert Talbott, has Hugh solving the mystery of the death of a man, badly beaten, who was found at Saint Andrew s Chapel Hugh tracks the clues to a nearby village where he discovers quite a treasure trove of Roman coins and je...

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