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  • The Bone Jar

    An Owen Archer Short Story

    by Candace Robb ...
    series The Owen Archer Series
    A mystery story about the danger of false miracles and the treachery of true believers, part of the “pleasing medieval series” (Library Journal).Magda the Riverwoman has called Owen Archer to her island hut in the middle of the River Ouse with a special favor—to guard a jar of human bones. No one in York is greedier than the relic dealers, the insatiable charlatans who sell flesh and bone as ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • The Apothecary Rose

    by Candace Robb ...
    series The Owen Archer Series #1
    This mystery in medieval England is “suspenseful, historically accurate, and blessed with a wonderful cast of characters . . . An absolute delight” (Charles de Lint, author of the Newford Series).It is Christmastide, 1363, and two suspicious deaths in the infirmary of St. Mary’s Abbey catch the attention of the powerful John Thoresby, Lord Chancellor of England and Archbishop of York. One victim ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • The Lady Chapel

    by Candace Robb ...
    series The Owen Archer Series #2
    A wool merchant’s murder may unmask a sinister plot in this novel of medieval England by an author who “puts the history back into the historical mystery” (Kirkus Reviews).Summer in the year of our Lord 1365: On the night after the Corpus Christi procession, a man is brutally murdered on the steps of York Minster. The next morning his severed hand is found in a room at the York Tavern—a room ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • The Nun's Tale

    by Candace Robb ...
    series The Owen Archer Series #3
    “Engrossing . . . Imbued with the flavor of English medieval life, Robb’s story melds true events with fiction to create a gripping historical mystery” (Publishers Weekly**).**When young nun Joanna Calverley dies of a fever in the town of Beverley in the summer of 1365, she is buried quickly for fear of the plague. But a year later, Archbishop Thoresby learns of a woman who has arrived in York ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • The King's Bishop

    by Candace Robb ...
    series The Owen Archer Series #4
    This tale of courtly intrigue and murder in fourteenth-century England is “a superb medieval mystery thoroughly grounded in historical fact” (Booklist).From the marshy Thames to the misty Yorkshire moors, murder stalks Welsh soldier-sleuth Owen Archer and one of his oldest friends.On a snowy morning in 1367, Sir William of Wyndesore’s page is found in the icy moat of Windsor Castle, and some ... Read more

    $7.19 USD

  • The Riddle of St. Leonard's

    by Candace Robb ...
    series The Owen Archer Series #5
    “Gripping and believable . . . You can almost smell the streets of 14th-century York as you delve deeper into an engrossing plot” (Prima).In the year of our Lord 1369, the much-loved Queen Phillippa lies dying in Windsor Castle, the harvest has failed, and the pestilence has returned. In York, the atmosphere of fear and superstition is heightened by a series of thefts and violent deaths at St. ... Read more

    $7.19 USD

  • A Gift of Sanctuary

    by Candace Robb ...
    series The Owen Archer Series #6
    “Robb deftly interweaves a complex story of love, passion and murder into the troubled and tangled fabric of Welsh history . . . A rich and satisfying novel” (Publishers Weekly).In fourteenth-century England, Owen Archer and Geoffrey Chaucer are carrying out a mission for the Duke of Lancaster—under the pretense of escorting Owen’s father-in-law and the archbishop’s secretary on a pilgrimage to ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • A Spy for the Redeemer

    by Candace Robb ...
    series The Owen Archer Series #7
    A “fascinating [and] evocative” novel of crime and intrigue in fourteenth-century England and Wales (The Plain Dealer).It is late spring in the year of our Lord 1370, and Owen Archer is anxious to leave Wales for home. His mission for the Duke of Lancaster complete, he attempts to arrange safe passage on a ship sailing for England—but the hanging of a stonemason interrupts his plans.On the surface ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • The Cross-Legged Knight

    by Candace Robb ...
    series The Owen Archer Series #8
    “[A] medieval mystery grounded in the intrigue spawned by the bitter rivalry among King Edward III’s sons . . . An evocative and suspenseful whodunit” (Booklist).York, 1371. The Bishop of Winchester, William of Wykeham, is tasked with bringing home the remains of the powerful patriarch of the Pagnell family. But Wykeham’s arrival is fraught with tension. The Pagnells are reeling from their father ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • The Guilt of Innocents

    by Candace Robb ...
    series The Owen Archer Series #9
    A father and son untangle a mystery in medieval England in this “enjoyable read . . . As full of intrigue as a Deighton or a Le Carré” (The Guardian).It is winter in the year of our Lord 1372. A river pilot falls into the icy waters of the River Ouse during a skirmish between dockworkers and the boys of the minster school—among them Owen Archer’s adopted son, Jasper.But what began as a ... Read more

    $8.09 USD

  • A Vigil of Spies

    by Candace Robb ...
    series The Owen Archer Series #10
    A Welshman in fourteenth-century England must unravel murder and palace intrigue in this “pleasing medieval series” (Library Journal).Archbishop Thoresby of York, the second most powerful cleric in England, lies on his deathbed. The end of his life is seen by the great families of the North as a chance to promote one of their own as his successor—and Thoresby himself announces he will leave the ... Read more

    $7.19 USD

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  • Conspiracy of Wolves, A

    by Candace Robb ...
    series An Owen Archer mystery #11
    When a prominent citizen is murdered, former Captain of the Guard Owen Archer is persuaded out of retirement to investigate in this gripping medieval mystery.1374. When a member of one of York’s most prominent families is found dead in the woods, his throat torn out, rumours spread like wildfire that wolves are running loose throughout the city. Persuaded to investigate by the victim’s father, ... Read more

    $14.49 USD