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.

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Tom Fletcher and the Angel of Death

angelWhen Brother Benedict is found dead in Saint Wilfred’s Beast House, eaten by Delilah, the lion he kept to terrorise the people of St Agnes-next-the Sea, there is no shortage of suspects.

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Tom Fletcher and the Three Wise Men

Three-wise-menPreparations 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.

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The Riddle of the Poisoned Monk

riddleCharlie’s mother is about to be taken for witchcraft! Charlie, too. With the aid of Balthazar, his cat, he escapes – only to find himself in another time and a different kind of danger!

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