The Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan is a series of historical mystery novels by English author Paul Doherty. The title character is a Dominican friar and priest to St. Erconwald’s and secretarius to Coroner Sir John Cranston. The novels are set in London during the late 14th century during the reign of Richard II.


Dr. Paul C. Doherty is an English author of historical mystery novels and non-fiction history books. He is currently the Headmaster of Trinity Catholic High School in Woodford Green, Essex. He was educated at Liverpool University, gaining a First Class Honours Degree in History. His doctorate was earned at Exeter College, Oxford for is thesis […]