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Paul Doherty -Brother Athelstan Series

At the end of 2011, Severn House published Bloodstone by Paul Doherty, set in medieval London and featuring Dominican Friar, Brother Athelstan. It had been eight years since the last entry in the series and so the author wrote a background article setting the scene. 645 more words

The Great Revolt

“The Great Revolt” by Paul Doherty is the latest in the Brother Athelstan series of mysteries.

It has finally come… the Peasant’s Revolt has reached London.  254 more words

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

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