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Crediton Literary Festival 2018

Posted on June 7, 2018


Karen Maitland’s Interview with Audible

Posted on June 8, 2017

Karen recently visited Audible to talk about THE PLAGUE CHARMER. Listen in here!


Upcoming events

Posted on March 28, 2017

Karen is delighted to announce that she has recently been invited to join the EXETER AUTHORS ASSOCIATION and one of the first events in which she will taking part, is the CREDITON LITERARY FESTIVAL in June 2018. She also has an exciting role to play as an author in the DUNSTON SCARECROW FESTIVAL and is already shivering in anticipation over a magical event taking place in the BOSCASTLE MUSEUM OF WITCHCRAFT in October 2018.


Free Download: The Dangerous Art of Alchemy

Posted on August 25, 2015

A free e-short which unveils the dark historical context to Karen’s new novel, The Raven’s Head.

Alchemy. The word conjures up images of magic, mystery and dark dungeons full of bubbling potions, with shadowy figures poring over ancient manuscripts in pursui of the secret formula that will allow them to turn base metal into pure gold. And, for centuries, this image of alchemy was not far from the truth…

Take science and politics. Mix with desire and desperation. Leave to intensify. And you shall have the legendary world of the medieval alchemists, expertly drawn by the Queen of the Dark Ages.

*Includes real recipes devised by medieval alchemists