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Nicky Moxey

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I live in the middle of rural Suffolk, UK, and am owned by a small black cat.

In my spare time, I'm an amateur historian/archaeologist, and in non-work daylight hours am usually out on a field somewhere with a metal detector and/or a trowel. I've added quite a few things to the Heritage England Record and the Portable Antiquities Scheme; but what really fascinates me is the stories behind the artefacts.

My first historical novel is about the story of a local boy made good - Wimer the Chaplain was born in Dodnash in Suffolk of a poor Saxon family, but made it to be a confidant of Henry ll, holding down the job of High Sheriff for all Norfolk and Suffolk. Then he gave it all up and came home to found a Priory... finding the original site of tha
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To my great delight, it’s my turn today: but I would urge you to read the backlist and bookmark the page for future posts, because each story has been fascinating. I hope people enjoy mine as much

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What an amazing story! A totally unique point of view that plummets us into the heart of a hive, in stunning complexity. Thank you!
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Just as good as the first, with engaging characters and strong action; and a really interesting author's note. A worthy successor!
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I trained as an archaeologist originally, and I do find that it is the every day objects and buildings that people used long ago, as well as the beautiful detailed paintings from centuries past which really fire my imagination.
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There were two things that prompted the story. The first was a small female stone effigy (a type of tombstone) of a woman holding a book, dated to the late 13th century, which is in our local village church. This was probably a heart burial. It was q See Kate’s answer.
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