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Robb, Candace M.

Overview
Works: 87 works in 571 publications in 9 languages and 11,953 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Suspense fiction  Christian fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3568.O198, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Candace M Robb
The cross-legged knight : an Owen Archer mystery by Candace M Robb( Book )

32 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Owen Archer investigates a suspicious accident that threatened the life of William of Wykeham, the recently deposed Lord Chancellor of England, who has been scheming to get back in the king's good graces despite a feud with the Duke of Lancaster
A gift of sanctuary : an Owen Archer mystery by Candace M Robb( Book )

34 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A medieval mystery featuring the Welsh spy, Owen Archer. He is sent to Wales to recruit archers to fight off an expected French invasion. When he arrives, however, the first thing he has to do is solve a murder. By the author of The Riddle of St. Leonard's
The riddle of St. Leonard's : an Owen Archer mystery by Candace M Robb( Book )

37 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 14th century England, the one-eyed detective, Owen Archer, is assigned to investigate unusual deaths in a hospital. The hospital is in financial straits and someone is killing patients to reduce costs
A spy for the redeemer : an Owen Archer mystery by Candace M Robb( Book )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Owen Archer is caught in St. David's, Wales first by a murder and then by rebellion. Meanwhile, his wife Lucie must deal with mysteries and temptations of her own in York
The nun's tale : an Owen Archer mystery by Candace M Robb( Book )

41 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 14th Century England, a young nun dies of fever and is buried. The following year a woman claiming to be the resurrected nun begins selling relics. The archbishop of York dispatches his agent, Owen Archer, to investigate this resurrection and Archer uncovers a political plot. By the author of The Lady Chapel
A trust betrayed : first chapter of Margaret Kerr of Perth by Candace M Robb( Book )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her missing husband's young cousin is brutalized while searching for him, Margaret Kerr travels to Edinburgh herself to find her husband and to search for young Jack's killer
The apothecary rose : a medieval mystery by Candace M Robb( Book )

56 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the cathedral city of York people are dying in mysterious circumstances. The common thread is the herbal remedies dispensed by Nicholas Wilton. Owen Archer is dispatched to unravel the mystery
The Lady Chapel : an Owen Archer mystery by Candace M Robb( Book )

43 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"High summer.1365-and York is glorious with pageantry for the Feast of Corpus Christi. But wool merchant Will Crounce, who acts in "The Last Judgement," meets his maker all too soon, his throat slit in the shadow of the great cathedral. When Crounce's severed hand is found in fellow merchant Gilbert Ridley's tavern lodging, the Archbishop calls in Owen Archer. To unravel a second murder, and the grisly warning of another severed hand, Owen will need his sharp mind, his bow and arrows, and even his wife Lucie's apothecary skills. For soon he will be drawn into a tangle of greed, treachery, and passion that runs from Ridley and the wool trade all the way to the royal court."--BOOK COVER
The king's bishop : an Owen Archer mystery by Candace M Robb( Book )

41 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 13th Century one-eyed sleuth, Owen Archer, investigates a murder against the background of a political dispute between King Edward III and Pope Urban V. The victim was the king's agent, visiting abbeys to gain support for the king's position
The fire in the flint by Candace M Robb( Book )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Scots are gathering in Murdoch Kerr's Edinburgh tavern, plotting to drive out the English forces. Margaret takes her place there as innkeeper, collecting information to pass on to William Wallace--until murder gives the English an excuse to shutter the tavern. The dead man was a witness to the intruders who raided chests belonging to Margaret's husband and her father, the latest in a string of violent raids on Margaret's family, but no one knows the identity of the raiders or what they're searching for. Margaret's uncle urges her to escape Edinburgh, but as she flees north with her husband Roger, Margaret grows suspicious about his sudden wish to speak with her mother, Christiana, who is a soothsayer. Margaret once innocently shared with Roger one of Christiana's visions, of 'the true king of Scotland' riding into Edinburgh. Now she begins to wonder if their trip is part of a mission engineered by the English crown"--back cover
The service of the dead by Candace M Robb( Book )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political unrest permeates York at the cusp of the fifteenth century, as warring factions take sides on who should be the rightful king: Richard II or his powerful cousin in exile, Henry Bolingbroke. Kate Clifford is struggling to dig out from beneath the debt left by her late husband, and determined to establish her independence in a male dominated society. She turns one of her properties into a guest house, and also quietly rents the discreet bedchambers to wealthy merchants of York for nights with their mistresses. When the brutal murder of a guest and the disappearance of his companion threatens all she has built, Kate must use all her skills to save herself from ruin
A trust betrayed : first chapter of Margaret Kerr of Perth by Candace M Robb( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guided by her mother's gift of sight and her only clue, Dame Margaret Kerr begins a journey that will test her will and loyalties
A vigil of spies by Candace M Robb( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a story of a callous murder, a devastating secret, and a crime of passion. In Bishopthorpe Palace, York, on September 1373, John Thoresby, the Archbishop of York, lies dying. One of the most powerful men in the country, his imminent demise has the dominant families of the north vying to influence his succession
The guilt of innocents by Candace M Robb( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winter 1372, in York: A man has drowned in the River Ouse during a skirmish with dockworkers and the boys of a minster school. Renowned for solving many crimes, Owen is immediately drawn into the case. But right from the start he realizes that it isn't a simple question of one victim, one suspect. And when a valuable cross goes missing and a woman is badly burnt in mysterious circumstances, the web of deceit widens. Then another body is found in the river. And as Owen and his adopted son Jasper get closer to the truth, they find their own lives in danger
A cruel courtship by Candace M Robb( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland 1297. Passionate, brave and fiercely loyal Margaret Kerr - a young woman estranged from her husband - is determined to play her part in saving Scotland from the hammer of Edward Longshanks, King of England and would-be King of the Scots.--Back cover
The apothecary rose by Candace M Robb( Recording )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Owen Archer travels to York to find out what happened to the ward of the lord chancellor of England, who was one of several apparent poisoning victims
A gift of sanctuary by Candace M Robb( Recording )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political skulduggery, treachery and murder in a holy city ... Owen Archer, sometime spy, joins a pilgrimage to Wales in order to recruit archers for the Duke of Lancaster's forthcoming expedition to France. Joined by Geoffrey Chaucer, reporting on the King's defences, the two men suspect the King's steward at Cydweli is betraying his King to the Welsh rebels. Triggered by brutal murders, theft and tension in the Steward's household, Owen must investigate charges of treachery, infidelity and homicide, whilst all the while working to prevent further deaths
A cruel courtship by Candace M Robb( Recording )

6 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gripping new Margaret Kerr mystery Scotland, 1297. In the weeks leading up to the Battle of Stirling Bridge, Margaret Kerr takes up residence in Stirling town. She has come to discover why the informer who had been providing Wallace and Murray with details of the English plans has become unreliable. Although fearful that she may have inherited her mother's visionary gift and curse, and estranged from her husband, Roger, she is as determined as ever to play her part in saving Scotland from the hammer of Edward Longshanks - King of England and would-be King of the Scots. She has accepted the undertaking at the request of James Comyn, kinsman of the deposed Scottish king, John Balliol. But Margaret's loyalty to her friend and the cause is severely tested when Roger is killed, and she suspects James is his murderer. Margaret's spying role has become duplicitous and doubly dangerous
The nun's tale by Candace M Robb( Recording )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In fourteenth-century England, a woman who claims the identity of a deceased nun is trading in stolen relics and miracles. When she is linked to a series of deaths and treason against the crown, Owen Archer is called to investigate
A vigil of spies by Candace M Robb( Recording )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Thoresby, the Archbishop of York, lies dying. One of the most powerful men in the country, his imminent demise has the dominant families of the north vying to influence his succession. Owen Archer, one of the few men Thoresby trusts, is determined that his lord's last days should be as peaceful as possible. But his plans go awry when Thoresby agrees to a visit from Joan, Princess of Wales. Within minutes of her arrival, a member of the royal party is murdered. Only days later, a messenger carrying urgent letters for Thoresby is found hanging in the woods. Owen races against time to find the murderer amongst them
 
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A spy for the redeemer : an Owen Archer mystery
Alternative Names

controlled identityCampion, Emma

Campion, Emma

Candace Robb American writer of historical fiction

Candace Robb Amerikaans schrijfster

Candace Robb amerikansk författare

Candace Robb amerikansk skribent

Candace Robb scrittrice statunitense

Robb, Candace

Robb, Candace, 1950-

Робб, Кэндис

Languages
English (273)

Italian (70)

Spanish (36)

Danish (19)

French (7)

German (6)

Dutch (6)

Czech (4)

Russian (3)

Covers
A gift of sanctuary : an Owen Archer mysteryThe riddle of St. Leonard's : an Owen Archer mysteryA spy for the redeemer : an Owen Archer mysteryThe nun's tale : an Owen Archer mysteryA trust betrayed : first chapter of Margaret Kerr of PerthThe apothecary rose : a medieval mysteryThe Lady Chapel : an Owen Archer mysteryThe king's bishop : an Owen Archer mystery