Ashes to Ashes

February 03, 2016

Tammy's Book Parlor
"A great read for those who enjoy a slower pace, lots of history mixed with a mystery!"

The Old Crow's Empty Nest
"As with all Mr. Starr’s books, I was entertained, captivated, and surprised! I would give this book six stars if I could!"

Genre Reviews
"The characters were interesting and varied. Overall, I'd recommend this interesting historical novel."

Good Books for the Journey
"I have to say that I really loved this book. Hugh's adventures unfold with suspense and humor in turns. This was a true whodunnit read, keeping me guessing about the outcome throughout the book."

3 Partnes in Shopping
"I really like this character and this series. I am looking forward to the next book about this character."

Chat with Vera
"I have thoroughly enjoyed each of my journeys into the 1300s in the company of Hugh de Singleton, Surgeon and Baliff."

Thoughts of a Sojourner
"The series has been a very enjoyable read, and I have always looked forward to a new book coming out in the series. This is the best book so far. I highly recommend and look forward to the next book."

Kissed by Literature
"ASHES TO ASHES is a steaming hot good one! Steaming for tea, not because of content. The content itself I found clean, as is always the case with Kregel books."

Christian Chick's Thoughts
"While Ashes to Ashes isn't a high-stakes novel, it does feature an intriguing mystery that keeps the pages rapidly turning."

Amanda's Views and Reviews
"If you like time period books set during a time that hasn't been over-written, this is a great series of books to begin. Very good read."

Bless Their Hearts Mom
"This is an enjoyable read, so don't miss the historical series!"

Tell Me a Story, Raggedy Man
"I've read the previous book in this series and quite enjoyed it. The author does a good job of keeping a historically accurate mindset and methodology."

Indoor Garden Musings
"I think this is an excellent book and series. I’m looking forward to the next book, Lucifer’s Harvest."

Seeking With all Yur Heart
"Mel Starr deftly recreates life in England in the 1300s in this wonderful series. I like history and mystery, so I get a double dose with Mel’s books! My rating is 5 stars."

By the Books
"A great series and a great book!"

Just a Girl and Her Bible
"This was a very interesting little Historical mystery that had enough twists in it to keep me reading up to the very end."

Katherine Scott Jones
"What did I like about it? Just about everything! All in all, I found it a delightful read, and I look forward to more from this author’s pen."

Diane Estrella
"I can not express how much I truly enjoy this series.These books are like the richest of desserts. You want to devour it quickly but know that you should nibble it slowly so as to enjoy it thoroughly from start to finish."

Hannah Lei
"I've previously read Rest Not In Peace by Mel Starr so going into Ashes to Ashes I had high expectations. It of course didn't disappoint."

My Blessings From Above
"The plot and storyline are superb and the author's ability to share authentic history in the story is excellent!"

Seasons of Opportunities
"Despite the book not being my usual style, I really enjoyed it. And would actually like to read a few others in this series."

Vic's Media Room
"I think Mel Starr is an extremely talented writer who really knows how to tell a story that will grab you and keep you flipping pages until you find out who did it."