Posts Tagged "historical thriller"


The unmissable best historical thrillers, including at least a few you haven’t heard of Naturally I’m assuming you’ve already read Mozart’s Last Aria and A Name in Blood, my historical thrillers about the great composer and about Caravaggio….So here’s the best of the rest! 1. Enigma. Robert Harris. A thrilling dramatization of the British battle to break German codes during World War II. It’s...

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London classical music guru Mark Berry has a guest post from me on his excellent Boulezian blog. I write about how my task as a historical novelist was aided by the period locations still surviving in Vienna, when I wrote my new book MOZART’S LAST ARIA. I also write more about some of those places and about Mozart’s letters, which were important in creating a “voice” for the...

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The excellent UK crime fiction blog Crime Time features a guest post from me today. I write about how my initial ideas and research for my historical thriller MOZART’S LAST ARIA grew out of my attempts to soothe the trauma of covering the Palestinian intifada as a foreign...

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