Category Archives: Kathryn Swinbrooke

A Feast Of Poisons by C L Grace aka Paul Doherty

Louis XI of France, the “Spider”, has a hold over the English court. An English agent, carrying the Book of Ciphers has vanished without trace in Paris. Claiming to have the book, he sends three agents to Kent to negotiate … Continue reading

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A Maze of Murders by C L Grace aka Paul Doherty

Canterbury, 1473. Sir Walter Maltravers is tormented by ghosts from his past – both recent, in the Battle of Towton in the Wars Of The Roses, and the past, in the fall of Constantinople. When a precious relic that he … Continue reading

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Saintly Murders by C L Grace aka Paul Doherty

Summer 1472, Canterbury. Kathryn Swinbrooke has been appointed by the Archbishop for a crucial task. Friar Roger Atwood, a soldier who committed terrible crimes before joining the church, has died. He has apparently led a holy life for many years, … Continue reading

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The Book Of Shadows by C L Grace aka Paul Doherty

And so to the last medieval historical novel for a while before I launch into my series on historical mysteries set in the Ancient World. Ancient Assassinations? Can anyone think of a better title than that? But I digress. In … Continue reading

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The Merchant Of Death by C L Grace aka Paul Doherty

December, 1471, the city of Canterbury. A painter, Richard Blunt, stands accused of murdering his young wife and her two lovers. Meanwhile, at The Wicker Man tavern, Reginald Erphingham, tax-collector extraordinaire and all-round bad egg is found poisoned, locked inside … Continue reading

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The Eye of God by C L Grace aka Paul Doherty

A return to one of the more difficult to obtain series by Paul Doherty, namely the Kathryn Swinbrooke mysteries, set in Canterbury in the immediate aftermath of the Wars of the Roses. As we open this story, Kathryn, a physician … Continue reading

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A Shrine of Murders by C L Grace

At the end of the Wars of the Roses, Edward IV is triumphant over Henry and Margaret and Canterbury, supporters of the losing Lancastrian side is in turmoil. The upheaval isn’t helped by the presence of a poisoner, preying on … Continue reading

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