The Tavern In The Morning
St. Martin's, June 2002, 22.95, 200 pp.
Richard I honors his loyal knight Josse d'Acquin by giving him the house New Winnowlands. The Queen Mother Eleanor confirms the gift, which included no rent for his new home located near Tonbridge. However, with Richard overseas, John demands Josse pay rent on the property.
While struggling with his ire and what to do, Josse becomes diverted when somebody dies at the nearby inn. The kn...