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Gregory, Susanna 1958-

Works: 151 works in 605 publications in 6 languages and 19,043 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Spy stories  Suspense fiction  Religious fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6057.R3873, 823.914
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Most widely held works by Susanna Gregory
A plague on both your houses by Susanna Gregory( Book )
34 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 762 libraries worldwide
A medieval mystery in which a professor is mangled to death by a waterwheel. Professor Bartholomew finds the case is linked to a conflict between Oxford and Cambridge universities
The tainted relic : an historical mystery by Medieval Murderers( file )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 652 libraries worldwide
"July 1100 and Jerusalem has fallen to the Crusader armies. Amid the ensuing chaos a priceless holy relic is entrusted to English knight Geoffrey Mappestone. But the relic is said to be cursed, bringing death and destruction to whoever posesses it. And down the ages the relic continues to wreak its havoc."
An unholy alliance by Susanna Gregory( Book )
21 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in English and held by 640 libraries worldwide
"The first chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew"
A murder on London Bridge by Susanna Gregory( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 629 libraries worldwide
Thomas Chaloner, spy for the Earl of Clarendon, finds himself investigating the murder of his latest subject when someone kills the man in broad daylight on the London Bridge
The Piccadilly plot by Susanna Gregory( Book )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
In 1664 London, Thomas Chaloner is told to investigate missing construction materials from the Earl of Clarendon's new house. Soon, though, he finds connections between this trivial theft and assassination threats, treasonous schemes and the corruption of overseas trading syndicates
The killer of pilgrims by Susanna Gregory( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
"When the body of one of the town's richest landlords is found in Michaelhouse, it seems at first that his death was accidental, but when Matthew Bartholomew views the corpse he knows it is murder."--Jacket
The body in the Thames by Susanna Gregory( Book )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 619 libraries worldwide
London swelters in a heatwave in the summer of 1664, and in the corridors of power the temperature is equally high as an outbreak of war with the Dutch threatens to become a reality. In the dilapidated surroundings of the Savoy Palace a delegation from the government in the Netherlands is gathered in a last-ditch attempt to secure peace between the two powers. Then the body of Chaloner's brother-in-law is found in the Thames. Was he involved in an attempt to steal the Crown Jewels, or did he fall foul of one of the many people in London who are determined that the peace talks shall fail?
The Devil's disciples by Susanna Gregory( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 606 libraries worldwide
Rumors of plague threaten Cambridge again, 10 years after the Black Death almost laid waste to the town. Neither the church nor its priests had defended people from the disease so now they turn elsewhere for protection, to pagan ritual and magical potions. It is a ripe atmosphere to be exploited by the mysterious Sorcerer, an anonymous magician whose increasing influence seems certain to oust both civil and church leaders from power. One murder, another unexplained death, a font filled with blood, a desecrated grave--all bear the hallmarks of the Sorcerer's hand, only the identity of the magician remains a mystery. A mystery which Matthew Bartholomew must solve before he loses his reputation ... and his life
The Westminster poisoner by Susanna Gregory( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 567 libraries worldwide
After the Puritan ban on Christmas festivities Restoration London is awash with excess between Christmas Eve and Twelfth Night, but the two men found in Westminster Hall had not died from a surfeit of gluttony, but from poison. The Lord Chancellor appoints Chaloner as his investigator into the killiings, believing them to be of scant importance to the affairs of state he deals with. But Chaloner reveals a stinking seam of corruption in the Palace of White Hall, where even the Queen is a victim to the greed of courtiers and functionaries. And the pickings are so rich that men are prepared to go to any lengths to save their own skins and their stolen fortunes
A vein of deceit by Susanna Gregory( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 526 libraries worldwide
Despite a new influx of well-heeled students, Michaelhouse has suffered from an acute lack of funds that has made itself manifest in a lack of decent provisions. It is only when the Brother in charge of the account books dies unexpectedly that an explanation is revealed: large amounts of money had been paid for goods the college never received. Although shocked by this evidence of fraud, Matthew Bartholomew is more concerned with the disappearance of a quantity of pennyroyal from his herbarium. Pennyroyal is known to cause a woman to miscarry, and a pregnant visitor to his sister's household has died from an overdose of the substance. Had she meant to abort her child, or had someone else wanted to ensure that she was unable to provide an heir to her husband's wealthy estates? When Matthew learns that it was the dead woman's husband who had received Michaelhouse's missing money, he begins to search for other connections and quickly exposes a deep and treacherous conspiracy
The butcher of Smithfield by Susanna Gregory( Book )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 526 libraries worldwide
After returning to London, Chaloner investigates the death of lawyer with ties to a trader known as "the Butcher of Smithfield."
A conspiracy of violence by Susanna Gregory( Book )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
The year is 1662 and London is in the middle of the Restoration. Thomas Chaloner, a British citizen, has been a spy for the government for the past ten years, living abroad. He has returned home and hopes to continue to work for the crown. However, things have changed in his absence and many mysteries and dangers await him
A killer in winter by Susanna Gregory( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 486 libraries worldwide
Cambridge, 1354. Christmas nears, and the town is gripped by blizzards. As physician Matthew Bartholomew struggles to help the poorer citizens cope, his colleagues prepare for the festivities. The weather has stranded many travelers in town, including Matthew's erstwhile love, Philippa. When she and her wealthy husband are invited to Michaelhouse for the holiday feast, Matthew is horrified that he does not immediately recognize the sullen, overweight woman who once stole his heart. He is almost relieved to accept Brother Michael's orders to identify a man found dead, apparently from exposure, but it brings him back to Philippa's circle, for the man was her husband's servant. And then the husband himself is found dead
To kill or cure by Susanna Gregory( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
Cambridge University is in dire financial straits—the town's landlords are demanding an extortionate rent rise for the students' hostels and the plague years have left the colleges with scant resources. Tension between town and gown is at boiling point and soon explodes into violence and death. Into this maelstrom comes a charismatic physician whose healing methods owe more to magic than medicine—but his success threatens Matthew Bartholomew's professional reputation, and his life
The mark of a murderer by Susanna Gregory( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
A series of riots have broken out on St. Scolastica's Day in 1355. It has caused many of the scholars to flee the city of Oxford and seek the city of Cambridge for shelter. It seems that abuse and even killings soon follow the scholars. Matthew Bartholomew, chief corpse examiner of Cambridge, joins in the mystery and seeks to find out the reasons for these riots and killings
Blood on the Strand by Susanna Gregory( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
Rebellion is in the air of London in the spring of 1663. Thomas Chaloner, spy for the King's intelligence service, has just returned from thwarting a planned revolt in Dublin, but soon realizes that England's capital is no haven of peace. He is ordered to investigate the shooting of a beggar during a royal procession. He soon learns the man is no vagrant, but someone with links to the powerful Company of Barber-Surgeons
Murder by the book by Susanna Gregory( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Close to the end of Easter term, 1358, the colleges of the University of Cambridge are at war over the creation of a Common Library. Scholars from the poorer hostels are delighted by the scheme, but others see it as a dangerous precedent, and demand that the project be abandoned. At the meeting of all the masters to discuss the matter, a book flies through the air striking one of their number and leaving him seriously wounded. Matthew Bartholomew is called upon for his skills as a physician, but his experience is even more in demand when a body is found floating inthe pond of the library's garden on the eve of its openining
A bone of contention by Susanna Gregory( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Cambridge, 1392. Matthew Bartholomew, physician to Michaelhouse College, is called to examine some mysterious bones found in the King's Ditch. Next day he is called to the Ditch again: a student has been found dead there. Meanwhile, there is unrest in the town, and the strange disappearance of Dominica, former lover of the dead student and daughter of Waterstone, the well-known Principal of a Cambridge student hostel. Are these events connected? c1997
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Cruwys, E. (Elizabeth)

Cruwys, Elizabeth
Gregory, S. 1958-
Susanna Gregory Brits schrijfster
Susanna Gregory Cambridge academic who was previously a coroner's officer
Susanna Gregory insegnante e scrittrice britannica
English (162)
Italian (4)
Spanish (4)
Polish (2)
German (1)
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