A Pilgrimage to Murder (The Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan #17)

23 February 2020 | By Paul Doherty | Filed in: plantagenet.

Summer, 1381 The Great Revolt has been crushed the king s peace ruthlessly enforced Brother Athelstan meanwhile is preparing for a pilgrimage to St Thomas a Becket s shrine in Canterbury to give thanks for the wellbeing of his congregation after the violent rebellion But preparations are

Faithful Traitor: The Story of Margaret Pole (Plantagenet Embers, #2)

23 February 2020 | By Samantha Wilcoxson | Filed in: plantagenet.

Margaret Pole is no stranger to fortune s wheel From her childhood as firstborn of the heir apparent of England, she was brought low as the daughter of a traitor After years of turmoil as the Tudor dynasty made its roots, Margaret finds favor with her cousin, King Henry VIII Will the remnant of

The Mansions of Murder (The Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan #18)

23 February 2020 | By Paul Doherty | Filed in: plantagenet.

A murdered priest, a missing body, stolen treasure Brother Athelstan tackles his most challenging investigation to date October, 1381 Brother Athelstan is summoned to the church of St Benet s in Queenhithe to investigate the murder of a priest Parson Reynaud has been found stabbed to death

The Queen's Choice

23 February 2020 | By Anne O\'Brien | Filed in: plantagenet.

France, 1399 The Duke of Brittany is dead and his widow, Joanna of Navarre, has inherited control of their land a testament to her intellect, integrity and political prowess Then comes an unprecedented proposal from Henry IV, King of England The price of becoming his Queen Abandoning her

Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville: A True Romance

23 February 2020 | By Amy Licence | Filed in: plantagenet.

When the tall, athletic Edward of York seized the English throne in 1461, he could have chosen any bride he wanted With his dazzling looks and royal descent, the nineteen year old quickly got a reputation for womanising, with few able to resist his charm and promises For three years he had a

The Black Prince

23 February 2020 | By Adam Roberts | Filed in: plantagenet.

I m working on a novel intended to express the feel of England in Edward III s time The fourteenth century of my novel will be mainly evoked in terms of smell and visceral feelings, and it will carry an undertone of general disgust rather than hey nonny nostalgia Anthony Burgess, Paris Review,

The Herald of Hell (The Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan #15)

23 February 2020 | By Paul Doherty | Filed in: plantagenet.

A medieval mystery featuring sleuthing monk Brother Athelstan May, 1381 The Great Revolt draws ever nearer The Upright Men openly roam the streets of London, waiting for the violence to begin Their mysterious envoy, the Herald of Hell, appears at night all over the city, striking terror into the