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Rosie Lear

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Rosie was born during the Second World War with a book in one hand and a pen in the other, so she was told!
A teacher of English literature all her working life, she also raised four children with her husband and owned and ran a small hotel in Cornwall.
Now widowed and living in Dorset, her love of historical fiction inspired her to seek out local stories worth spinning into mystery novels. Sherborne proved to have a fascinating blend of arrogant monks and angry townspeople, a smashed font and a priest who set fire to the Abbey...a real gift to the imagination.
When not writing and dreaming up new situations, Rosie enjoys theatre, both amateur and professional, cooking for friends, reading most of the time, gardening and seeing her three grand
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Rosie Lear To the world of Hugh Corbett, imagined by Paul Doherty, or Owen Archer...Candace Robb....or maybe back further...to Rome with Lyndsey Davis and Falco.…moreTo the world of Hugh Corbett, imagined by Paul Doherty, or Owen Archer...Candace Robb....or maybe back further...to Rome with Lyndsey Davis and Falco. In medieval times, I would most probably be nothing more than a buxom serving wench! In Rome I might be a slave!(less)
Rosie Lear I try to go back to the original books and enjoy the stories before reading a little more background or just going to visit. A place which might get b…moreI try to go back to the original books and enjoy the stories before reading a little more background or just going to visit. A place which might get be in the book.(less)
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At last, the fourth book in the Sherborne Medieval Mysteries is out! But what a business it has been getting it this far! I’ve never had to send back the proofs so many times, and even now the cover is not quite right so another little delay. It is certainly throat cutting time! Now I just need to get it out to all the readers who have enjoyed the life of Matthias Barton and his growing cohort of Read more of this blog post »
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