Sarah Matthias has written 4 books. Her first novel, The Riddle of the Poisoned Monk, was long listed for the Branford Boase prize for first time writers. Her subsequent Tom Fletcher novels are also medieval murder mysteries for children. Read about Sarah’s books on this page and click the book to learn more and for links to order copies.
Her latest book, ‘A Berlin Love Song’ is published in April 2017. You can read about the book and Sarah’s other work on these pages. Simply follow the links to read more.
A Berlin Love Song
Max is 14, a German schoolboy, when he first meets Lili, a trapeze artist from a travelling circus that performs every year in Berlin. Lili is from a Romani gypsy tribe and her life and customs are very different from those of Max and his family. Torn apart by the outbreak of war they meet again aged 17, when their friendship turns into love – but love between a member of the Hitler youth and a gypsy is forbidden. As events wrench them apart for a second time, can their love survive?
Set against the backdrop of the Second World War, A Berlin Love Song is a love story of passion, unexpected friendship, despair, loss and hope.Read more
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Tom Fletcher and the Three Wise Men
Preparations for Christmas are underway in the steamy kitchens of Saint Wilfred’s, but little does Tom Fletcher know that spiced ale is not the only thing that’s brewing in the abbey. Another exciting murder mystery is about to begin, this time luring Tom into the grubby alleys of medieval London at Christmas; alleys full of thieves and beggars, cutpurses and ruthless kidnappers.Read More
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