The fifth chronicle of medieval surgeon Hugh de
Singleton is now available to readers who love
to combine history, medicine and mystery. The
Tainted Coin
(Kregel) brings Hugh face to face
once again with his nemesis, Simon Trillowe, and
finds him searching for clues about an ancient
coin found in the mouth of a dying man.

Check out more great articles

About The Author

Mel Starr was born and grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan. After graduating with a MA in history from Western Michigan University in 1970, he taught history in Michigan public schools for thirty-nine years, thirty-five of those in Portage, MI, where he retired in 2003 as chairman of the social studies department of Portage Northern High School. Mel and his wife, Susan, have two daughters and seven grandchildren.