Karen Maitland (born 1956) is a British author of medieval thriller fiction. Maitland has an honours degree in Human Communication and doctorate in Psycholinguistics.[1]

Her works include The White Room published in 1996 by Yorkshire Art Circus;[2] Company of Liars published in 2008 by Delacorte Press; and The Owl Killers, published in 2009 by Michael Joseph. The Gallows' Curse was published by Penguin Books in March 2011.

She has co-written several titles in the Medieval Murderers series with medieval crime writers including Bernard Knight, Ian Morson, Susanna Gregory, and Philip Gooden. She has worked as a writer and editor on a number of cross-cultural books including "Poems of Cultural Diversity" and "Cinders in the Wind".[1] Maitland is dyslexic and resides in the medieval city of Lincoln, not very far from Sherwood Forest.[3][4]


Stand alone novels

Medieval Murderers


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