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Review: The King’s Justice

The King's Justice coverThe King’s Justice (A Stanton and Barling Mystery, Book 1)
Author: E. M. Powell;
Genre: Historical Mystery;
Format: Audiobook;
Narrator: James Langton;
Publisher: Brilliance Audio (2018);
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5).

Fairly standard historical mystery that is very similar to several other series in this genre: A mismatched pair of investigators, one superior in rank and the other a would-be apprentice, is reluctantly sent to a remote location to solve a brutal murder (or two, or three).

The setting is twelfth-century England, and the usual prejudices and superstitions are in full force, as well as the dirt and stink. The number of killings was a little much, but the whodunit worked.

James Langton did an excellent job with the narration of the audiobook.

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