Paul Doherty
1946-
Pseudonyms: Vanessa Alexander, Anna Apostolou, Michael Clynes, Ann Dukthas, C.L. Grace and Paul Harding

P.C. Doherty was born in Middlesbrough, Cleveland, England and educated at Woodcote Hall. He studied History at Liverpool and Oxford Universities. He is now the Headmaster of a school in North-East London. He lives with his American wife and family near Epping Forest. He is the creator of:
1. 'Amerotke', adviser to the Pharaoh-Queen in ancient Egypt.
2. 'Brother Athelstan', a 14th century monk.
3. 'Hugh Corbett', clerk and later chief clerk and keeper of the Secret Seal in the household of King Edward I.
4. 'Mathilde of Westminster', physician and lady-in-waiting to Princess Isabella.
5. 'Telamon', an old friend of Alexander the Great.
Doherty also writes under the pseudonyms 'Vanessa Alexander', 'Anna Apostolou', 'Michael Clynes', 'Ann Dukthas', 'C.L. Grace', and 'Paul Harding'. Visit also his official site.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
'Amerotke' Novels
 1) The Mask of Ra  1998
 2) The Horus Killings  1999
 3) The Anubis Slayings  2001
 4) The Slayers of Seth  2001
 5) The Assassins of Isis  2004
 6) The Poisoner of Ptah  2007
 7) The Spies of Sobeck  2008
'Brother Athelstan' Novels
 1) The Nightingale Gallery (as Paul Harding)  1991
 2) The House of the Red Slayer (as Paul Harding)  1992
 3) Murder Most Holy (as Paul Harding)  1992
 4) The Anger of God (as Paul Harding)  1993
 5) By Murder's Bright Light (as Paul Harding)  1994
 6) The House of Crows (as Paul Harding)  1995
 7) The Assassin's Riddle (as Paul Harding)  1996
 8) The Devil's Domain  1998
 9) The Field of Blood  1999
10) The House of Shadows  2004
11) Bloodstone  2011
12) The Straw Men  2012
13) Candle Flame  2014
14) The Book of Fires  2014
15) The Herald of Hell  2015
16) The Great Revolt  2016
17) A Pilgrimage to Murder  2016
18) The Mansions of Murder  2017
'Hugh Corbett' Novels
 1) Satan in St Mary's  1986
 2) Crown in Darkness  1988
 3) Spy in Chancery  1988
 4) The Angel of Death  1992
 5) The Prince of Darkness  1992
 6) Murder Wears a Cowl  1992
 7) The Assassin in the Greenwood  1993
 8) The Song of a Dark Angel  1993
 9) Satan's Fire  1995
10) The Devil's Hunt  1996
11) The Demon Archer  1999
12) The Treason of the Ghosts  2000
13) Corpse Candle  2001
14) The Magician's Death  2004
15) The Waxman Murders  2006
16) Nightshade  2008
17) The Mysterium  2010
18) Dark Serpent  2016
19) The Peacock's Cry (novella)  2016
20) The King's Writ (e-novella)  Due November 2017
21) Devil's Wolf  Due November 2017
'Mathilde of Westminster' Novels
 1) The Cup of Ghosts  2005
 2) The Poison Maiden  2007
 3) The Darkening Glass  2009
'Telamon' Novels
 1) The House of Death  2001
 2) The Godless Man  2002
 3) The Gates of Hell  2003
'Canterbury Tales' Novels
 1) An Ancient Evil, Being the Knight's Tale  1994
 2) A Tapestry of Murders, Being the Man of Law's Tale  1995
 3) A Tournament of Murders, Being the Franklin's Tale  1996
 4) Ghostly Murders, Being the Priest's Tale  1997
 5) The Hangman's Hymn  2001
 6) A Haunt of Murder  2002
 7) The Midnight Man  2012
'Ancient Rome' Novels
 1) Domina  2002
 2) Murder Imperial  2003
 3) The Song of the Gladiator  2004
 4) The Queen of the Night  2006
 5) Murder's Immortal Mask  2008
'Egyptian Mystery' Novels
 1) An Evil Spirit Out of the West  2003
 2) The Season of the Hyaena  2005
 3) The Year of the Cobra  2006
Other Novels
 1) The Death of a King  1985
 2) The Prince Drakulya  1986
 3) The Lord Count Drakulya  1986
 4) The Whyte Harte  1988
 5) The Serpent Among the Lilies  1990
 6) The Fate of Princess  1990
 7) Dove Among the Hawks  1990
 8) The Masked Man  1991
 9) The Rose Demon  1997
10) The Haunting  1997
11) The Soul Slayer  1998
12) The Plague Lord  2002
13) The Templar  2007
14) The Templar Magician  2009
15) The Last of Days  2013
As 'Vanessa Alexander'
 1) The Love Knot  1999
 2) Love and War  2000
 3) The Loving Cup  2001
As 'Anna Apostolou'
 1) A Murder in Macedonia  1997
 2) A Murder in Thebes  1998
As 'Michael Clynes'
 1) The White Rose Murders  1991
 2) The Poisoned Chalice  1992
 3) The Grail Murders  1993
 4) A Brood of Vipers  1994
 5) The Gallows Murders  1995
 6) The Relic Murders  1996
As 'Ann Dukthas'
 1) A Time for the Death of a King  1994
 2) The Prince Lost No Time  1995
 3) The Time of Murder at Mayerling  1996
 4) In the Time of the Poisoned Queen  1998
As 'C.L. Grace'
 1) A Shrine of Murders  1993
 2) The Eye of God  1994
 3) The Merchant of Death  1995
 4) The Book of Shadows  1996
 5) Saintly Murders  2001
 6) A Maze of Murders  2003
 7) A Feast of Poisons  2004

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