The Hawkenlye Mysteries is a series of historical mystery novels by English author Alys Clare. Set in the late 12th century during the reign of Richard the Lionheart, the series follows amateur detectives Josse d’Acquin and Abbess Helewise.

Alys Clare began her Hawkenlye Mysteries series with the 1999 novel Fortune Like the Moon. The series is currently ongoing. Below is a list of Alys Clare’s Hawkenlye Mysteries books in order of when they were first published (which is the same as their chronological order):

Publication Order of Hawkenlye Mysteries Books

Fortune Like the Moon(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ashes of the Elements(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Tavern in the Morning(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Chatter of the Maidens(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Faithful Dead(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Dark Night Hidden(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Whiter Than the Lily(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Girl in a Red Tunic(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Heart of Ice(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Enchanter's Forest(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Paths of the Air(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Joys of My Life(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rose of The World(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Song of the Nightingale(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Winter King(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Shadowed Evil(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Devil's Cup(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


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Hawkenlye Mysteries Synopsis: Fortune Like the Moon is the first book in the Hawkenlye Mysteries series by Alys Clare. Shortly before his unexpected coronation, King Richard passed a law letting all of England’s prisoners go free. Shortly afterwards a young nun is found, horribly murdered. Richard swiftly employs an old military colleague of his, Josse d’Acquin, to get to the bottom of the case. Who could have wanted to kill this innocent young novice, and, perhaps more importantly, why? Josse goes to Hawkenlye Abbey to find out the answers to these questions. He is having little success until meets the Abbess Helewise, a woman who quickly proves herself to be on his level, both as an amateur sleuth, and as a figure the community can rely on during this turbulent time for England. This new duo have to find the killer, and find him quickly, or they’ll have the King of England to answer to…

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