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The Great Revolt by Paul Doherty

London, June 1381. If you know your history, you’ll know that this wasn’t the place to be. The Great Uprising, otherwise known as The Peasants’ Revolt, has finally started but while Brother Athelstan fears for his friends and parishioners, some of whom are well-established members of the Upright Men, the force behind the rebellion, he finds himself called to Blackfriars by his religious order. 440 more words

Historical Mysteries

The Herald of Hell

“The Herald of Hell” is the best Paul Doherty novel in ages.

The plot takes place literally days before the Great Revolt of 1381.  So the atmosphere of the book is one of danger and fear. 190 more words

The Puzzly - The ISOTCMN Book Of The Month - September 2015

September and it seems that the summer of reading madness is well and truly over. Thirty eight books over the two summer months but then that slight distraction of heading back to work struck, coupled with my weird side-strain that caused a problem sitting still – thanks for all the good wishes by the way. 508 more words

Paul Doherty

The Herald Of Hell by Paul Doherty

London, May 1381, and the Great Uprising, the Peasants’ Revolt, is nigh. As the Upright Men move their foot-soldiers into position and John of Gaunt seeks to turn matters to his benefit, the Herald of Hell is stalking the streets. 618 more words

Historical Mysteries