A Conspiracy of Wolves
by Candace Robb

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, Owen Archer is convinced that a human killer is responsible. But before he can gather sufficient evidence to prove his case, a second body is discovered, stabbed to death. Is there a connection? What secrets are contained within the victim’s household? And what does apprentice healer Alisoun know that she’s not telling?

Teaming up with Geoffrey Chaucer, who is in York on a secret mission on behalf of Prince Edward, Owen’s enquiries will draw him headlong into a deadly conspiracy.


A multitude of new and old supporting characters … round out the delightful cast and contribute to the twists and turns of the compelling plot


History and mystery combine in a fine, complex tale of love and hate

Kirkus Reviews

Atmospheric … Alisoun raises the novel’s energy whenever she appears

Publishers Weekly

Recommended for fans of other historical writers such as C.J. Sansom, Ellis Peters, and Sharon Kay Penman

Library Journal

Candace Robb

Candace Robb has read and researched medieval history for many years, having studied for a Ph.D. in Medieval & Anglo-Saxon Literature. She divides her time between Seattle and the UK, frequently visiting York to research the series. She is the author of eleven previous Owen Archer mysteries and three Kate Clifford medieval mysteries.

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A Conspiracy of Wolves by Candace Robb is available in the following formats

Hardback - Large Print978072789242331st January 2020145 X 222mm368£23.99
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