I am told that A Murder for Master Wat has made it into the Amazon top 10 of all comedy books in the UK, climbing to number 3 at one point. I am also told that the top 20 of all in the US was achieved.

I am further told that these are good things.

I am frequently told things and occasionally listen.

The Tapestry of Death is to appear in paperback on 14th February; any relation to other events on that day is purely coincidental. The literary editor of The Times has even asked for a copy so you can now read what he reads… https://www.amazon.co.uk/Tapestry-Death-Chronicles-Brother-Hermitage/dp/0992939356/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

A short tale of Christmas and the spirit of giving, or the lack of it, emerges from the scriptorium. Hermitage and Wat must go to London to give the new King his Christmas present. Now that is not going to end well…Click here

Another Funny Book. Cwen cover jpeg double dagger shrunkIs there no end to the murderous goings on of medieval England? Hopefully not. Yet another Chronicle of Brother Hermitage is released into the wild. And this time Cwen is in the middle of it all. A fine young tapestrier with nimble fingers, an excellent eye for colour, great skill at the loom and some very peculiar relatives. Deceit, death, destruction and silliness; business as usual.


Available October 2017



It seems that the fellow who insists he is my agent has been going around taking all the credit for my work. This is completely outrageous and I am of a mind to consider giving him a firm talking to. He even claims that his books have been a great success – His Books! Who works away in the scriptorium all day? Not him, that’s for sure. Be warned dear reader… https://selfpublishingadvice.org/sunday-self-publishing-success-story-howard-matthews/