Candace Robb is the bestselling author of 13 crime novels set in 14th century England, Wales, and Scotland, including the acclaimed Owen Archer series and the Margaret Kerr trilogy. Writing as Emma Campion, Candace has published historical novels about two fascinating women she encountered while researching the Owen Archer mysteries: Alice Perrers (The King's Mistress) and Joan of Kent (A Triple Knot). Candace lives in Seattle, Washington.
"Excellent." * Seattle Times *
"Superior. Robb effortlessly integrates the era's intrigues into a whodunit framework and peoples the plot with a wide array of characters readers will come to care about." * Publishers Weekly (starred) *
"Those who meddle in the affairs of kings live to regret it. A convoluted tale of love and murder set in a turbulent period when death and betrayal lurk around every corner." * Kirkus Reviews *
"A Murdered Peace is an absorbing addition to Robb's Kate Clifford series: it serves up timeless issues in a fascinating medieval setting." * Criminal Element *
"A fine flowing narrative and a genuine sense of mystery and peril." * Writers & Readers *
"Robb deftly weaves in historical background and details, ranging from political context to facets of daily life. Kate Clifford is an intriguing character in Robb's oeuvre, privileged enough to mix with the upper classes, yet streetwise and welcoming to the poor. Through her, readers are afforded a well-rounded view of 15th-century life, as well as a page-turner of a tale." * Historical Novels Review *
"A detailed and haunting historical saga. Kate begins unraveling a maze of mysteries in this compelling and rich page-turner." * Woman's World *