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  1. The Unquiet Bones: The First Chronicle of Hugh de Singleton, Surgeon
    The Unquiet Bones: The First Chronicle of Hugh de Singleton, Surgeon
    Mel Starr
    Monarch Books / 2009 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 20% ($3.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 7 Reviews
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    CBD Stock No: WW462902
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  1. Ocala Fl
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    The beginning of a great series.
    April 27, 2012
    LindaLou
    Ocala Fl
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    I enjoyed this small book a lot. As a nurse, I found the descriptions of medievel medicine interesting and found that the surgeon did a lot of nursing as part of his services. Appreciated the glossary at the beginning of the book. The writer provides a good picture of the times without overwhelming with the difficulties of those times
  2. Bryan, TX
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Unique in every way
    November 16, 2011
    Bryan, TX
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    I love historical friction and "The Unquiet Bones" was great! Some of the verbage unique to medieval times that the author used was somewhat foreign, and not all of these terms were included in the brief dictionary at the beginning of the book. Other than that, I can't wait to get the next book in this series.
  3. Ma
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    One of my favorite authors
    August 2, 2011
    Maggie
    Ma
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This was the first Medieval story that I've enjoyed reading.

    I'm looking forward to the next book!
  4. Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    April 8, 2011
    Stormie Starks
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    I am always looking for new authors and different stories. If you love CSI, BONES or crime shows and love medieval stories with lots of twists and turns, then this one is for you. I have already ordered the next books in the series.
  5. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    April 20, 2009
    Christy Lockstein
    The Unquiet Bones by Mel R. Starr is the first book featuring Hugh de Singleton, a surgeon in medieval England. Hugh has recently graduated from Oxford as a surgeon and has hung up a shingle in the bustling college town. When Lord Gilbert is wounded by a rearing horse, Hugh is on the scene and stitches up the lord in no time. Lord Gilbert shows his appreciation by bringing Hugh to his demesne, Bampton, as the town surgeon. Hugh is elevated to the post of bailiff when three sets of bones are discovered near the castle and he is ordered to discover first their identities and then their murderers. The book started off a little rough; Hugh's first person narration at first seemed choppy. But as the story progressed, I became completely immersed in the story, and Hugh reveals himself to be an earnest and sweetly noble young man. He is deeply burdened by the task set for him by Lord Gilbert, as well as by his growing affection for Lady Joan. The mystery is well-written and suspenseful, but the appeal of the book is Hugh. I found myself smiling and chuckling at his occasional bumbling. This is a character who has a great capacity for growth over the course of a series.
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