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Theresa Tomlinson

Autor/a de The Forestwife

34 obres 913 Membres 17 Ressenyes 2 preferits

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Inclou aquests noms: Teresa Tomlinson, Theresa Tomlinson


Obres de Theresa Tomlinson

The Forestwife (1993) 358 exemplars
The Moon Riders (2003) — Autor — 115 exemplars
The Forestwife Trilogy (2003) 62 exemplars
Voyage of the Snake Lady (2004) 55 exemplars
Child of the May (1998) 50 exemplars
A Swarming of Bees (2012) 48 exemplars
Wolf Girl (2006) 23 exemplars
Meet Me by the Steelmen (Racer) (1997) 23 exemplars
The Path of the She Wolf (2000) 15 exemplars
Riding the Waves (1992) 14 exemplars
Dancing Through the Shadows (1997) 13 exemplars
The Rope Carrier (1991) 12 exemplars
The Tribute Bride (2014) 9 exemplars
Summer Witches (1989) 8 exemplars
Blitz Baby (2004) 7 exemplars
Errand Lass (2003) 7 exemplars
Night of the Red Devil (2000) 7 exemplars
Beneath Burning Mountain (2001) 6 exemplars
The Little Stowaway (1997) 6 exemplars
Haunted House Blues (Racers) (1996) 4 exemplars
The water cat (1988) 4 exemplars
Scavenger Boy (2003) 4 exemplars
Better than Gold (Flashbacks) (2014) 4 exemplars
Blind passager (1997) 1 exemplars
Ironstone Valley (Flashbacks) (1999) 1 exemplars
Lloches ddirgel (1995) 1 exemplars


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Data de naixement
País (per posar en el mapa)
England, UK
Llocs de residència
Clevedon, Somerset, England
North Yorkshire, England, UK



A bland story.

Good idea but unimaginative. And the poor editing was irritating - a lot of repetitive information such as the same exact phrase or sentence used within a couple of pages. Misspellings and errors in syntax. It read like an unfinished grade school story.
Hokie | Hi ha 4 ressenyes més | May 23, 2021 |
It took me a while to get comfortable with this one because of my unfamiliarity with the names of the historical figures who appear within (Elfled, Eanfleda, Alchfrid/Alchfrith, Ecfrid/Egfrith), so I had to keep reminding myself, "Wait, who is this one again?" but once I got accustomed to the names, the rest was cake. Possibly on purpose, this historical mystery puts me in mind of the Brother Cadfael series by Ellis Peters, and I think anyone who enjoys Cadfael will enjoy this. The monastic setting, the religious rituals, the political intrigue, the herbalist--this has much in common with Peters's series, indeed, and since I've already read and enjoyed all the Cadfaels, I'm happy I found this series. Just don't ask me to sing the "Name Game" song for any of these characters, please. Then again, I suppose I could do it if I tried...

Ecfrid, Ecfrid,
bo-na-na fanna Fo-fec-rid.
fee fi mo-mec-rid, Ecfrid!

I'm guessing you just sang that in your head!
… (més)
MadMaudie | Hi ha 4 ressenyes més | Sep 5, 2020 |
This is a follow up to the author's historical murder mystery A Swarming of Bees, featuring Fridgyth the herb-wife gently sleuthing in the monastic community of both monks and nuns presided over by the historical Abbess Hild in 7th century Whitby. Like its predecessor, it is well written and engaging, though quite slow to get going, with the drama mostly packed into the last quarter or so, centring around murders committed for revenge as part of a blood feud, one of many such vendettas that scarred the lives of generations of many Anglo Saxons. Interestingly, I found out recently that this author has written several series of books for young adults, some set in the same time period, and this explains her fairly detailed descriptions of Anglo Saxon customs and life, that add educational colour to the plots.… (més)
john257hopper | Mar 30, 2019 |
This is an engaging murder mystery novel set during the early days of medieval history in the 7th century when the English church was deciding whether to follow Celtic or Roman practice and at the same time a lot of people still worshipped pagan gods. It features real historical characters such as Abbess Hild who presided over a monastic community of both monks and nuns in Northumbria. The characters, both real and fictional, are engaging, and while the plot is a little slow to gather pace, it then takes off against a background of plague and intrigue about visitors to Hild's community who are not what they seem. I liked this and would read more by this author.… (més)
john257hopper | Hi ha 4 ressenyes més | Oct 15, 2015 |



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