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Author Paul DohertyDr. Paul Doherty (OBE) was born in Middlesbrough (North-East England) in 1946. He attended Ushaw College in Durham for three years to study for the Catholic priesthood. In 1967, he was admitted to Liverpool University where he gained a First Class Honours Degree in History and won a state scholarship to Exeter College, Oxford.

In September 1981, Doherty was appointed as Headmaster to Trinity Catholic High School, Woodford Green, Essex. He finished his doctorate on the reign of Edward II of England and decided to start writing about the "undergrowth of history", beginning with The Death of a King, published in 1985.

He was awarded an Order of the British Empire for his services to education in 2011.

Doherty has published under several pseudonyms: C. L. Grace, Paul Harding, Michael Clynes, Ann Dukthas and Anna Apostolou, but now writes only under his own name. He writes both fiction and non-fiction.

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Paul Doherty Bibliography


Hugh Corbett Series

  1. Satan in St Mary's - 1986
  2. The Crown in Darkness - 1988
  3. Spy in Chancery - 1988
  4. The Angel of Death - 1989
  5. The Prince Of Darkness - 1992
  6. Murder Wears a Cowl - 1992
  7. The Assassin in the Greenwood - 1993
  8. The Song of a Dark Angel - 1994
  9. Satan's Fire - 1995
  10. The Devil's Hunt - 1996
  11. The Demon Archer - 1999
  12. The Treason of the Ghosts - 2000
  13. Corpse Candle - 2001
  14. The Magician's Death - 2004
  15. The Waxman Murders - 2006
  16. Nightshade - 2008
  17. The Mysterium - 2010

Matthew Jankyn Series

  1. The Whyte Harte - 1988
  2. The Serpent Amongst the Lilies - 1990

Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan

  1. The Nightingale Gallery - 1991 (writing as Paul Harding)
  2. The House of the Red Slayer aka The Red Slayer - 1992 (writing as Paul Harding)
  3. Murder Most Holy - 1992 (writing as Paul Harding)
  4. The Anger of God - 1993 (writing as Paul Harding)
  5. By Murder's Bright Light - 1994 (writing as Paul Harding)
  6. The House of Crows - 1995 (writing as Paul Harding)
  7. The Assassin's Riddle - 1996 (writing as Paul Harding)
  8. The Devil's Domain - 1998
  9. The Field of Blood - 1999
  10. The House of Shadows - 2003
  11. Bloodstone - 2011
  12. The Straw Men - 2012
  13. Candle Flame - 2014
  14. The Book of Fires - 2014
  15. The Herald of Hell - 2015

Sir Roger Shallot Tudor Mysteries (writing as Michael Clynes)

  1. The White Rose Murders - 1991
  2. The Poisoned Chalice - 1992
  3. The Grail Murders - 1993
  4. A Brood of Vipers - 1994
  5. The Gallows Murders - 1995
  6. The Relic Murders - 1996

Kathryn Swinbrooke series (writing as C. L. Grace)

  1. A Shrine of Murders - 1993
  2. The Eye of God - 1994
  3. The Merchant of Death - 1995
  4. The Book of Shadows - 1996
  5. Saintly Murders - 2001
  6. A Maze of Murders - 2002
  7. A Feast of Poisons - 2004

Nicholas Segalla series (writing as Ann Dukthas)

  1. A Time for the Death of a King - 1994
  2. A Prince Lost to Time - 1995
  3. The Time of Murder at Mayerling - 1996
  4. In the Time of the Poisoned Queen - 1998

Canterbury Tales

  1. An Ancient Evil - 1994
  2. A Tapestry of Murders - 1994
  3. A Tournament of Murders - 1996
  4. Ghostly Murders - 1997
  5. The Hangman's Hymn - 2001
  6. A Haunt of Murder - 2002
  7. The Midnight Man - 2012

Mystery of Alexander the Great (writing as Anna Apostolou)

  1. A Murder in Macedon - 1997
  2. A Murder in Thebes - 1998

The Egyptian Mysteries

  1. The Mask of Ra - 1998
  2. The Horus Killings - 1999
  3. The Anubis Slayings - 2000
  4. The Slayers of Seth - 2001
  5. The Assassins of Isis - 2004
  6. The Poisoner of Ptah - 2007
  7. The Spies of Sobeck - 2008

Mahu (The Akhenaten Trilogy)

  1. An Evil Spirit Out of the West - 2003
  2. The Season of the Hyaena - 2005
  3. The Year of the Cobra - 2005

Mathilde of Westminster Series

  1. The Cup of Ghosts - 2005
  2. The Poison Maiden - 2007
  3. The Darkening Glass - 2009

Political Intrigue in Ancient Rome


  1. Domina - 2002
  2. Murder Imperial - 2003
  3. The Song of the Gladiator - 2004
  4. The Queen of the Night - 2006
  5. Murder's Immortal Mask - 2008

Alexander the Great Mysteries

  1. The House of Death - 2001
  2. The Godless Man - 2002
  3. The Gates of Hell - 2003

Templar

  1. The Templar - 2007
  2. The Templar Magician - 2009

Other Novels

  • The Death of a King: A Medieval Mystery - 1985
  • Prince Drakulya - 1986
  • The Fate of Princes - 1990
  • Dove Amongst the Hawks - 1990
  • The Masked Man - 1991
  • The Rose Demon - 1997
  • The Haunting - 1997
  • The Soul Slayer - 1997
  • The Love Knot - 1999 (writing as Vanessa Alexander)
  • Of Love and War - 2000 (writing as Vanessa Alexander)
  • The Loving Cup - 2001 (writing as Vanessa Alexander)
  • The Plague Lord - 2002
  • The Last of Days - 2013
  • Roseblood - 2014

Non-Fiction

  • The Mysterious Death of Tutankhamun - 2003
  • Isabella and the Strange Death of Edward II - 2003
  • The Great Crown Jewel Robbery of 1303 - 2005
  • The Secret Life of Elizabeth I - 2006
  • The Death of the Red King - 2006

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