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Laws in Conflict (Burren Mysteries #8) February, 1512 Mara, Brehon Of The Burren, Judge And Lawgiver, Has Been Invited To The Magnificent City State Of Galway, Which Is Ruled By English Laws And A Royal Charter Originally Granted By Richard III Mara Wonders Whether She Can Use Her Legal Knowledge To Save The Life Of A Man From The Burren Who Has Been Caught Stealing A Meat Pie, But Events Soon Take An Even Dramatic Turn When The Mayor S Son Is Charged With A Heinous Crime Sure There Is To The Case Than Meets The Eye, Mara Investigates.


10 thoughts on “Laws in Conflict (Burren Mysteries #8)

  1. says:

    This series by Cora Harrison is like eating dark chocolate.as a mystery it is a sweet treat but it carries with it a good for you component Harrison has carefully researched life in Ireland just as the punitive eye for an eye laws of England are beginning to supercede the older andmerciful Gaelic system of laws, based on restitution rather than punishment.A great read for many reasons, not least of which is the reminder that women held great power in earlier times in all areas of ci This series by Cora Harrison is like eating dark chocolate.as a mystery it is a sweet treat but it carries with it a good for you component Harrison has carefully researched...


  2. says:

    Love this series, love the look into the life of a lady brehon judge and 16th century Ireland before the English law replaced the Brehon law A time when women were not prevented from being lawyers, judges, and doctors Where the purpose of justice is to re...


  3. says:

    I love her books Her mysteries are well crafted, well researched, and always have a moral or ethical lesson The entire series is good This one in particular ends with a very different finale


  4. says:

    Love this series


  5. says:

    Here are some comments from www.coraharrison The Burren MysteriesWith her superb attention to detail, Cora Harrison brings medieval Ireland into vivid life, being equally skilful at portraying the good, the bad, and the ugly.Mara is up there with the great fictional detectives Historical Novel Society, Editors Choice Titles for August 2009Ellis Peters and Peter Tremayne fans who have yet to discover Harrison will be overjoyed Publishers Weekly starred reviewOutstanding both for its attent Here are some comments from www.coraharrison The Burren MysteriesWith her superb attention to detail, Cora Harrison brings medieval Ireland into vivid life, being equally skilful at portraying the good, the bad, and the ugly.Mara is up there with the great fictional detectives Historical Novel Society, Editors Choice Titles for August 2009Ellis Peters and Peter Tremayne fans who have yet to discover Harrison will be overjoyed Publishers Weekly starred reviewOutstanding both for its attention to detail and historical correctness Historical mystery fans won t want to miss this one Library journalLaws in Conflict is the eighth novel in the series of Burren novels The year is 1512 and the setting in this case is the City of Galway Mara, Brehon judge of the Burren goes to Gal...


  6. says:

    The latest in the series The Burren Mysteries about Mara the lady judge or the brehon in Gaelic crackles with suspense and good humor as Mara and her scholars of the law school visit Galway, the English only stronghold in the south of Ireland What starts out as a mission of mercy to reclaim an aged, mentally ill countryman from the clutches of English law turns into a full blown murder investigation, with Mara and her crew exercising their charm, wits and intelligence to solve the puzzl The latest in the series The Burren Mysteries about Mara the lady judge or the brehon in Gaelic crackles with suspense and good humor as Mara and her scholars of the law school visit Galway, the English only stronghold in the south of Ireland What starts out as a mission of mercy to reclaim an aged, mentally ill countryman from the clutches of English law turns into a full blown murder investigation, with Mara and her crew exercising their charm, wits and intelligence to solve the puzzle and save an innocent life I ve never read Harrison s novels before, but I m going to go back and start with the first one, My Lady Judge, and settle in for a long, satisfying journey to the 16th century world she depicts so well Each chapter starts with a quotation from a law book or scholarly tome of the time that is enlightenin...


  7. says:

    A solid read I initially picked it up because it was set in Medieval Galway I have a friend living over there now and thought it would be fun to see what Harrison had to say about it.Although I thought her writing style was a bit stiff and I was on the fence about the mystery, I did find myself drawn in and interested in how Mara The Brehon would untangle things Without the aid of modern forensics, Mara uses logic and reasoning to think through the problem of the murder of Carlos Gomez So A solid read I initially picked it up because it was set in Medieval Galway I have a friend living over there now and thought it would be fun to see what Harrison had to say about it.Although I thought her writing style was a bit stiff and I was on the fence about the mystery, I did find myself drawn in and interested in how Mara The Brehon would untangle things Without the aid of modern forensics, Mara uses logic and reasoning to think through the problem of the murder of Carlos Gomez Somewhat implausibly, she uncovers the murder, but doesn t alert anyone else to his culpability, instead confronting him alone never a smart move to confront a murderer with no witnesses , inducing him to confess and imposing through her own laws, what she considers a suitable ...


  8. says:

    Another fine medieval mystery by Cora Harrison I appreciated the way that she brought out the differences between Brehon Law, English law, and Roman law, and how they all interacted with each other in the period described I knowthan the average layperson about Brehon law and Gaelic western Irish culture, and I still learn something every time I read one of her mysteries And going to look up all the details afterwards is half the f...


  9. says:

    This is a mystery I just might read again There is so much substance in it, particularly around the legal systems of Ireland in the early 16th century The lead character, Mara, is a brehon or judge in her kingdom of Burren, who spends a week in Galway, which is under English law The laws of England and Burren are sometimes in direct conflict and Harrison certainly portrays the English laws in poo...


  10. says:

    What a fine fine book about Galway Ireland in the late 15th century Cora Harrison is marvelous in her work What really happened to Walter Lynch Hmmm. Sending this book on to my Irish cousin. We have two Lynch great grandmothers, fortunately not from Galway February, 1512 Mara, Brehon of the Burren, judge and lawgiver, has been invited to the magnificent city state of Galway, which is ruled by English laws and a royal charter originally granted by Richard III Mara wonders whether she can What a fine fine book about Galway Ireland in the late 15th century Cora Harrison is marvelous in her work What really happened to Walter ...


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