Susanna Gregory

Books by Susanna Gregory

The Habit of Murder

Matthew Bartholomew, Brother Michael and Master Langelee travel to the Suffolk town of Clare for the funeral of the wealthy Elizabeth de Burgh in the hope she has left a legacy to near-bankrupt Michaelhouse college. Several people have met odd deaths and a dangerous situation threatens more killings.

Reviewed on 03 March 2018 by John Cleal

A Grave Concern

With passions over the election of a replacement for its murdered chancellor running high and a killer at large, physician/detective Matt Bartholomew and Brother Michael fear for the future of Cambridge University.

Reviewed on 28 October 2017 by John Cleal

The Chelsea Strangler

Thomas Chaloner investigates murder, plots and robbery while the plague rages in London.

Reviewed on 04 February 2017 by John Cleal

The Cheapside Corpse

Intelligencer Thomas Chaloner must solve the killing of an unpopular banker in a Restoration London threatened by war, civil unrest and plague.

Reviewed on 10 December 2016 by John Cleal

A Poisonous Plot

Tensions between town and gown threaten full scale warfare in 1350s Cambridge as physician/corpse examiner Matthew Bartholomew and senior proctor Brother Michael try to solve a series of murders and mysterious deaths.

Reviewed on 01 October 2016 by John Cleal

Death of a Scholar

Once again Cambridge is full of murdered clerics and scholars. Physician/detective Matthew Bartholomew and Brother Michael must sort out their latest mystery.

Reviewed on 23 July 2016 by John Cleal

Murder on High Holborn

An important ship explodes and sinks as it glides serenely up the Thames, and a member of the Court of Charles II is found murdered. Thomas Chaloner, intelligencer to the Lord Chancellor, the Earl of Clarendon, is dismissed by him in order to infiltrate a group thought to be planning an uprising.

Reviewed on 23 May 2015 by Sylvia Maughan

The Lost Abbot

Physician/sleuth Matt Bartholomew travels to Peterborough to investigate the disappearance of the Abbot and his friend, the town’s only doctor. They ride into a web of ambition, avarice, lies, rivalries and deception.

Reviewed on 15 November 2014 by John Cleal

Death in St. James's Park

Thomas Chaloner, spy for the Earl of Clarendon, comes across a wood cart primed to explode outside the General Letter Office. Contrary to the norm, he is not given the job to investigate it but instead is diverted to investigate poisoned birds in St James’s Park. What is afoot?

Reviewed on 08 February 2014 by Sylvia Maughan