I love the Owen Archer series and was glad to see this new short storyVery short takes about 40 mins but was glad Magda and Owen back together sharing a bit of old wisdom The Bone Jar is a very short story Magda asks Owen Archer to stay at er ome while she is away for the night She wishes im to guard Best Practices In Leading The Global Workforce her jar of bones from a thief who wishes to sell them as relics instead of burying them Candace Robb delivers in this short story This is a very short story and though this is marked as 105 all internal clues indicate a much earlier date in the Owen Archer timeline probably during Lucie s first pregnancy In many ways it is a practical joke Magda pulls on Owen and while it shows a different. Owen Archer returns in a mesmerizing short story about the danger of false miracles and the treachery of true believers Magda the Riverwomanas called Owen Archer to HORROR STORIES her islandut in the middle of the River Ouse with a special favor to guard a jar of uman bones No one in.
Side of both characters it seemed completely random I m a big fan of Candace Robb s Owen Archer series that is the novels I own all of themBut I m profoundly disappointed in this short story I wish I ad not purchased it even if it was only 99 centsThere was no mystery no opportunity for me to even get in to the story itself I know it was only a few pages and knew that when I bought it and so I knew there wouldn t be much substance but I m truly astonished at just Vida de perros how little this storyadHowever it won t put me off the series If there s another Owen Archer novel I ll buy itSo what s it about The Riverwoman Magda Digby a regular in the novels Oeuvres de Ennius Quirinus Visconti, Vol. 3 has asked Owen Archer to keep an eye oner Bone. York is greedier than the relic dealers the insatiable charlatans who sell flesh and bone as miracle cures but Magda will not sell the remains at any price Instead she asks Owen to protect the jar and keep one eye out for the dark figure that as been watching the island wai.
Jar while she was away She was afraid someone would try to steal the jar s contents if she wasn t present at all timesOwen agrees 1 because e s a good decent man and 2 because Magda The Love of a King has done many a good turn for Owen andis family and Mystery: 3 Books in One: The Rockingdown Mystery / The Rilloby Fair Mystery / The Ring-O-Bells Mystery he felt this was an opportunity to return the favor Bute soon regrets Seneca Falls and the Origins of the Women's Rights Movement Pivotal Moments in American History his decision shortThis story was interesting but too short i am not sure that anyone could tel if they wanted to read the books from thos sample Short story in which Owen and two others are taught a lesson by Magda the wise woman This reads like it should be a chapter in a bigger mystery So far that s the only mystery just too short also the fit into the timeline is not entirely clear. Ting patiently for the right moment to strike THE BONE JAR is sure to delight long time fans of Candace Robb’s Owen Archer series and provide first time readers with a gripping introduction toer beautifully rendered world of treachery and intrigue set in medieval England.
Storyteller mythweaver author of the Owen Archer Kate Clifford & Margaret Kerr mysteries Primary residence medieval York I blog about writing medieval history writing women's stories and feature new scholarship in my field at candacerobbbookscom and share loads of medieval news folklore and whimsy on my facebook page Candace Robb