Review: Corpse Candle

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Corpse Candle by Paul Doherty My rating: 4 of 5 stars Oh what a tangled web can be woven by human nature! In this edition of the ongoing Hugh Corbett Mysteries, our hero is confronted by that tangled web, and the consequences that can stretch into the future and across generations. Tasked by King Edward […]

Review: The Treason of the Ghosts

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The Treason of the Ghosts by Paul Doherty My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another masterful medieval mystery from the pen of Paul Doherty and featuring our by now well-known clerkly sleuth, Hugh Corbett, and his small coterie of assistants. Sent this time to a small country town where there has been a historical series […]

Review: The Demon Archer

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The Demon Archer by Paul Doherty My rating: 4 of 5 stars More murder and intrigue for our eponymous hero, and more interactions with his French equivalent and long-term enemy. Having recovered from previous injuries, Hugh Corbett is despatched by the KIng to investigate the death of one of the great lords of the realm, […]

Review: The Devil’s Hunt

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The Devil’s Hunt by Paul Doherty My rating: 4 of 5 stars Our eponymous hero goes to Oxford – or more specifically returns to Oxford – at the behest of the King of England to root out treason and murder. There is a sense of nostalgia for Corbett, harkening back to his own student days […]

Review: The Templar’s Cross

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The Templar’s Cross by J.R. Tomlin My rating: 3 of 5 stars Once you get your head around the use of Scots spelling in this book, this is an enjoyable yarn, following Sir Law Kintour’s efforts to re-establish a life for himself following the disastrous campaign in France fought by the French and their Scottish […]