Author of medieval thrillers including Company of Liars, The Vanishing Witch, The Raven's Head, Liars and Thieves, Falcons of Fire and Ice, The Gallows Curse and the Owl Killers
NEWS & EVENTS
Posted on September 9, 2019
I am delighted to be taking part in this year’s Shrewsbury Festival of Literature in November 2019, most particularly because my event will also offer festival goers a rare opportunity to see the Brother Cadfael archives of Ellis Peters which are housed in Shrewsbury, as I discuss the influence of historical research on shaping my own novels.
We may think that as a society we have outgrown beliefs in evil spirits and lucky amulets, but in fact most of us are still practising some of the superstitions of our medieval ancestors, without even knowing it.