Category: Owen Archer and Lucie Wilton

A chat with Jean Roberts about women & history

While I’m working on a proper post I wanted to share a link to Jean Roberts’s book blog The Books Delight in which we chat about “history, the lovely city of York, writing, and [my] wonderful books.” Enjoy! https://www.thebookdelight.com/2020/12/author-interview-candace-robb.html

What is a witch?

I’ve been exploring what it means to label someone a “witch”, not in the sense of name-calling, but when claiming that someone practices “witchcraft”. That depends on when and where it occurs, and who is doing the labeling. So what was going on with the idea of a witch in Magda’s time?

A Choir of Crows Q & A

An editor sent me the following questions for an event that didn’t happen. But as I took the time away from writing Owen Archer 13 to answer them, I can’t let them go to waste. Enjoy! Q: Your new book, A CHOIR OF CROWS… Continue Reading “A Choir of Crows Q & A”

Virtual Book Event on 13 August

Third Place Books in Seattle hosts a virtual book event for A Choir of Crows on Thursday afternoon 13 August, 5:00-6:00 pm PDT  As it’s online, you don’t need to be in Seattle. The event is free, but you do need to sign up… Continue Reading “Virtual Book Event on 13 August”

A new Archbishop of York–then and now

At the heart of the 12th Owen Archer mystery, A Choir of Crows, is the tension in the city when the corpses of three strangers are found at dawn after a heavy snowfall that isolates the city. Two of the bodies are found in… Continue Reading “A new Archbishop of York–then and now”