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Karen Maitland - Author


Karen Maitland travelled and worked in many parts of the United Kingdom before settling for many years in the beautiful medieval city of Lincoln, an inspiration for her writing. She is the author of The White Room, Company of Liars, The Owl Killers, The Gallows Curse and The Falcons of Fire and Ice. She has recently relocated to a life of rural bliss in Devon.

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If you like Karen Maitland you might also like to read books by Cassandra Clark, C. C. Humphries and Anna Franklin.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Karen Maitland

The Plague Charmer by Karen Maitland
Reader Reviewed The Plague Charmer
Karen Maitland
Told by many voices, some wise, some wicked, this is the story of a close community under unbearable strain. What is the breaking point where neighbours and even sisters will turn against each other? The older people remember the Great...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/04/2017
The Plague Charmer by Karen Maitland
Reader Reviewed The Plague Charmer
Karen Maitland
Told by many voices, some wise, some wicked, this is the story of a close community under unbearable strain. What is the breaking point where neighbours and even sisters will turn against each other? The older people remember the Great...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2016
The Raven's Head by Karen Maitland
Reader Reviewed The Raven's Head
Karen Maitland
The quest for eternal life; a tale of alchemy and skulduggery in the thirteenth century. Starting in France our young hero, Philippe, in the employment of a count in the court of Louis VIII discovers some false documents which he...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/08/2015
The Raven's Head by Karen Maitland
Reader Reviewed The Raven's Head
Karen Maitland
March 2015 Book of the Month. The quest for eternal life; a tale of alchemy and skulduggery in the thirteenth century. Starting in France our young hero, Philippe, in the employment of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/03/2015
The Vanishing Witch by Karen Maitland
The Vanishing Witch
Karen Maitland
Set against the Peasants’ Revolt and the poll tax (yes, they had one in the 1380s), this is an involved, long, medieval drama of ordinary people caught up in extraordinary times. We are in Lincoln in the family of a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/03/2015
The Vanishing Witch by Karen Maitland
The Vanishing Witch
Karen Maitland
Set against the Peasants’ Revolt and the poll tax (yes, they had one in the 1380s), this is an involved, long, medieval drama of ordinary people caught up in extraordinary times. We are in Lincoln in the family of a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2014
The Vanishing Witch by Karen Maitland
The Vanishing Witch
Karen Maitland
August 2014 eBook of the Month. Set against the Peasants’ Revolt and the poll tax (yes, they had one in the 1380s), this is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2014

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