21. The Novice’s Tale (Sister Frevisse, number 1) by Margaret Frazer. Within the autumn that is fair of Lord’s elegance 1431, the nuns of England’s St. Frideswide’s get ready for the just ceremonies by which the saintly novice Thomasine will need her holy vows. However their peaceful life of beauty and prayer are tossed into chaos because of the merciless arrival of Lady Ermentrude Fenner and her retinue of lusty males, sinful ladies, and baying hounds. The dowager that is hard-drinking keeps an animal monkey on her enjoyment. She demands wine, a feast…
And her niece, the angelic Thomasine.
The woman really wants to enrich by herself and her reputation by organizing a wedding for the devout novice. She cares nothing for the panic and despair she results in her.
But all her cruel and cunning schemes are taken to a rapid end with strange and a lot of murder that is unnatural.
As suspicious eyes switch on the pious Thomasine, it falls to Sister Frevisse, hosteler of this priory and amateur detective, to unravel the webs of unholy passion and dark intrigue that entangle the novice and show her purity… or condemn her.
22. Eggs in Purgatory (Cackleberry Club, # 1) by Laura Childs. Suzanne, Toni, and Petra lose their husbands but find independency whenever the Cackleberry is opened by them Club. Then their cozy cafe becomes the scene of the criminal activity whenever legal counsel dies having a key on his lips and egg on their face. Just What all of this is due to a cult that is religious Suzanne? S past could place her very own life at risk.
23. The Cat, the Quilt together with Corpse (A Cats in big trouble Mystery, #1) by Leann Sweeney.