The first book, Missal for Murder, was so well reviewed by the rector of Sherborne Abbey that Rosie was invited to speak and sign books in the Lady Chapel of the Abbey, which is where the first murder takes place.

The second one, A Quenchless Fire, continues with Matthias’ life against the background of the fire started in the Abbey by the undisputed historical are some of the characters in this series.

Rev. Eric Woods describes them both as ‘really rather a good read.’