Peter Tremayne

Peter Tremayne, aka Peter Beresford Ellis, has written a slew of books, both factual and fictional. His series of mysteries featuring Sister Fidelma and Brother Eadulf has been going strong since 1994, incorporating traditional mysteries with history lessons about 7th century society – primarily Celtic.

Novels

An introduction to Fidelma and Eadulf – a synod in Northumbria is disrupted when the lead defendant for the Columban cause is murdered. There are motives for the disruption on both sides – but there are darker threats out there… The opening novel in the series and sets out to combine the historical background with a fairly-clued mystery/

Travelling to Rome, Fidelma is called upon to investigate when the Archbishop of Canterbury-designate is found throttled in his chamber. The relics that he brought with him have been stolen and a culprit is arrested. But Fidelma suspects that something darker is taking place…

Short Story Collections

  • Hemlock At Vespers (collection of short stories) (2000)
  • Whispers of the Dead (collection of short stories) (2004)

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