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2018
London, 1666. The plague has almost disappeared, leaving its surviving population diminished and in poverty. The resentment against those who fled turns to outrage as the court and its followers return. While most of Tho...
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2015
London in the spring of 1665 is a city full of fear. There is plague in the stews of St Giles, the Dutch fleet is preparing to invade, and a banking crisis threatens to leave Charles II's government with no means of payi...
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2015
In the sapping summer heat of 1665 there is little celebration in London of the naval victory at the Battle of Lowestoft. The King, his retinue and anyone with sufficient means has fled the plague-ridden city, its half-d...
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2017
When a student dies suddenly and painfully after drinking from a bottle of wine he had purchased in one of Cambridge's taverns, the physician Matthew Bartholomew fears some townspeople may have taken their dislike of the...
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2003
1354 in Cambridge. As Christmas approaches, the city is assailed by the worst blizzards in living memory. For a clever killer, the ice and freezing winds can serve to conceal a crime.
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2013
In 1665 England is facing war with the Dutch and the capital is awash with rumours of conspiracy. These are more frenetic than normal because of the recent sinking of one of the largest ships in the navy - a disastrous t...
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2013
Five years after Charles II's triumphant return to London there is growing mistrust of his extravagant court and of corruption among his officials - and when a cart laden with gunpowder explodes outside the General Lette...
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2017
It is spring 1353, and Matthew Bartholomew is a reluctant member of the deputation of scholars, priests and students making its way to the village of Grundisburgh.
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2015
The plague raging through London in 1665 has emptied the city. The only people left are those too poor to flee, or those who selflessly struggle to control the contagion and safeguard the capital's future. Amongst them,...
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2005
A riot on St. Scholastica's Day in February 1355 appears to have been planned to cover up the murders of more than one Oxford scholar. Brother Michael and Matthew Bartholomew must solve the case before the Archbishop of...
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2015
In 1358, over a century after its foundation in Cambridge, the college of Michaelhouse is facing a serious shortfall of funds and competition from rival upstarts. Their problems are made no easier by the hostility of the...