Alys Clare lives in the English countryside, where her novels are set. She went to school in Tonbridge and later studied archaeology at the University of Kent. She is also the author of the Hawkenlye, Gabriel Taverner and World's End Bureau mystery series.
Historical fiction fans who enjoy such authors as Ellis Peters, Simon Beaufort, Susanna Gregory and Margaret Frazer will delight in exploring Clare's medieval world * <b>Library Journal</b> on <b>Blood of the South</b> * Skillful pacing and a healthy dose of mysticism add to the appeal - especially for fans of medieval historicals * <b>Publishers Weekly</b> on <b>The Night Wanderer</b> * A fascinating look at medieval England * <b>Library Journal</b> on <b>The Night Wanderer</b> * Engrossing ... All will relate to the empathetic Lassair and her authentic emotional responses to the people in her life * <b>Publishers Weekly</b> on <b>The Rufus Spy</b> * Vivid details of life in eleventh century England, combined with an engaging cast and plenty of genuine suspense, will keep historical mystery devotees firmly in Clare's corner * <b>Booklist</b> on <b>The Rufus Spy</b> * A host of minor mysteries enliven this magical tour of mystical lands * <b>Kirkus Reviews</b> * Clare produces another winner . this magical adventure story, full of joy, danger, and sadness, will draw both Clare's crime-fiction fans as well as fantasy readers * <b>Booklist</b> * Eerie . those who enjoy mystical thrillers set in medieval Europe will be well rewarded * <b>Publishers Weekly</b> *