There are now a number of books in the series and they are always eagerly awaited by the author's fans.
It's an interesting topic with the main characters well defined, but I found it to be an unnecessarily wordy book, with points being repeated over and over.
I didn't find the characters developed in enough depth to really interest me, and the plot seemed shallow and overwrought at the same time.
It held my interest well enough that I finished the book, but enough already. I didn't find the characters developed in enough depth to really interest me, and the plot seemed... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Beth Adcock
Cleverly written with intriguing dub plots and engaging characters. I didn't figure this one out until very close to the end.Published 7 months ago by B. Duke
I bought this as a gift for a friend, but after reading the book synopsis it looked pretty interesting and is a series I need to look at reading. Read morePublished 11 months ago by J. Sturm
The history behind Cambridge University is so interesting and after reading many books set in York or Oxford it was a refreshing change in settings. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Missy reads
I'm a sucker for the Matthew Bartholomew chronicles. They take me away to another place and time that I find fascinating. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Blondie
I have read a lot about the plagues of England, but this is a very good study of one area - Cambridge. The author has done a lot of research and made it all so very real.Published 15 months ago by RJ's angles
'A Plague on Both Your Houses: The First Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew' was not a book I would have chosen to read. Read morePublished 23 months ago by I am Blind Man
The product was a gift. It was is good condition. I have read the book and it was an excellent first book of a series.Published 23 months ago by Janell Ducrest
I love finding a new series of books and this is one of the best. Mediaeval mysteries have been popular since Ellis Peters created Brother Cadfael but they vary in quality. Read morePublished on October 8, 2012 by jh bard