The Medieval Murderers are a group of authors who write a series of historical mystery collections. The authors who encompass the Medieval Murderers are Michael Jecks (founder), C.J. Sansom, Bernard Knight, Susanna Gregory, Philip Gooden, Ian Morson and Karen Maitland. The novels are linked to the various authors’ characters, who appear in the stories authored […]
Matthew Shardlake is the featured character in a series of historical mystery novels by British novelist C.J. Sansom. Shardlake is a hunchbacked lawyer who works on commission from Thomas Cromwell (who he is a long-time supporter of), and then others later on.
C.J. Sansom is a British author of historical fiction and mystery novels. Sansom got his Ph.D in history from the University of Birmingham. He worked as a lawyer in Sussex before deciding to move to writing full-time. He is best known for his Matthew Shardlake series.