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A Plague On Both Your Houses

The First Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew

By Susanna Gregory

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For the twentieth anniversary of the Matthew Bartholomew series, Sphere is delighted to reissue the first three books with beautiful new series-style covers.

For the twentieth anniversary of the Matthew Bartholomew series, Sphere is delighted to reissue the first three books with beautiful new series-style covers.

Matthew Bartholomew, unorthodox but effective physician to Michaelhouse college in medieval Cambridge, is as worried as anyone about the pestilence that is ravaging Europe and seems to be approaching England. But he is distracted by the sudden and inexplicable death of the Master of Michaelhouse - a death the University authorities do not want investigated.

But Matt is determined to get to the truth, leading him into a tangle of lies and intrigue that cause him to question the innocence of his closest friends - and even his family - just as the Black Death finally arrives...

A Plague on Both Your Houses is the book that introduced Matthew Bartholomew to the world.

'A first-rate treat for mystery lovers' (Historical Novels Review)

'Susanna Gregory has an extraordinary ability to conjure up a strong sense of time and place' (Choice)

Biographical Notes

Susanna Gregory was a police officer in Leeds before taking up an academic career. She has served as an environmental consultant, worked seventeen field seasons in the polar regions, and has taught comparative anatomy and biological anthropology.

She is the creator of the Matthew Bartholomew series of mysteries set in medieval Cambridge and the Thomas Chaloner adventures in Restoration London, and now lives in Wales with her husband, who is also a writer.

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  • ISBN: 9780748124374
  • Publication date: 02 Dec 2010
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  • Imprint: Sphere