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Peter Murphy - Author


Peter Murphy graduated from Cambridge University and spent a career in the law, as an advocate, teacher, and judge. He has worked both in England and the United States, and served for several years as counsel at the Yugoslavian War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague. Peter heralds from a predominantly Welsh family and spent a lot of time growing up in Wales. He has been a supporter of Welsh rugby ever since the glory days of the late 60s and early 70s. He has written six novels: two political thrillers about the US presidency, Removal and Test of Resolve; four legal thrillers featuring Ben Schroeder set in Sixties London, A Higher Duty, A Matter for the Jury, And is there Honey Still for Tea? and his latest, The Heirs of Owain Glyndwr.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Peter Murphy

The Heirs of Owain Glyndwr by Peter Murphy
The Heirs of Owain Glyndwr
Peter Murphy
A thought-provoking, intriguing unmasking of court room sparring and Welsh nationalism in this novel set in the 1960’s. The author, former Crown Court Judge Peter Murphy, most certainly knows his backdrop, this is his fourth novel in the ‘Ben Schroeder...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/08/2016
And is There Still Honey for Tea? by Peter Murphy
And is There Still Honey for Tea?
Peter Murphy
The third in the Ben Schroeder Legal Thriller series. It's 1965, the British Establishment is reeling after a series of defections and acts of treachery by high-ranking intelligence officers. At first, it seems to be a simple case of libel,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/04/2015
A Matter for the Jury by Peter Murphy
A Matter for the Jury
Peter Murphy
Travel back in time, to the 1960's, and the fascinating world of the court room. It is 1964 and Ben Schroeder, first introduced in A Higher Duty, is building his career at the Bar; juggling the demands of different challenging...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/07/2014
A Higher Duty by Peter Murphy
A Higher Duty
Peter Murphy
A worthwhile look at the UK's justice system from an author who really knows the system. Ben Schroeder, a talented young man from an East End Jewish family, has been accepted as a pupil into the Chambers of Bernard Wesley...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/02/2013

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