The Tapestry of Death
(The Chronicles of Brother Hermitage #3)
by Howard of Warwick (2015)

England 1067: Briston the weaver has been murdered – in a very special way – and it is up to his old friend Wat to avenge his death.
Brother Hermitage will naturally support his companion in the quest, but the young monk worries as the number of suspects keeps rising. He’s never been good with crowds.

In the third episode, the two main characters are more even in intuition and action. Howard comes across a smarter than before. Then there are the Normans who are like the big dumb lugs of the story.

The plot does slow down near the end and things get a bit confusing in the final chapter. But you don’t get a teaser for the next story.