Priscilla Royal
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Priscilla Royal

A native of Washington State, Priscilla Royal grew up in New Westminster, BC. She graduated with a BA in world literature from San Francisco State University. In 2000, she retired from the federal civil service and now writes medieval mysteries full time. Medieval literature and history have fascinated her for almost half a century, and she delights in finding details that aren't usually mentioned in most fiction. As one example, her main characters belong to the very real Order of Fontevraud, a double house of monks and nuns, run by a woman in an era when conventional wisdom said that women were weak, illogical and should never rule men. The characters remain true to their time but exhibit universal characteristics. Although a fan of theater, modern mysteries, and fiction of lesser violence, she was inspired to write about medieval crime and punishment by the works of both Ellis Peters and Sharon Kay Penman. Visit her website at www.priscillaroyal.com where she blogs every other week.

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    • Justice for the Damned

    • The Medieval Mysteries, Book 4
    • By: Priscilla Royal
    • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      5 out of 5 stars 14
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    It is May 1272, and Prioress Eleanor of Tyndal, recovering from a near-fatal winter fever, journeys to Amesbury Priory to visit her aunt in time for the Feast of Saint Melor....

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Tyrant of the Mind

    • The Medieval Mysteries, Book 2
    • By: Priscilla Royal
    • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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    In the winter of 1271, death stalks the corridors of Wynethorpe Castle on the Welsh border....

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    • Wine of Violence

    • The Medieval Mysteries, Book 1
    • By: Priscilla Royal
    • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4 out of 5 stars 26

    Although the Simon de Montfort rebellion is over, the smell of death still hangs over the land. In the small priory of Tyndal, the monks and nuns of the Order of Fontevraud long for a return to routine....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • If you're not into sodomy, this book's not for you

    • By misskris on 06-15-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Sorrow Without End

    • By: Priscilla Royal
    • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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    As the autumn storms of 1271 ravage the East Anglian coast, Crowner Ralf finds the corpse of a brutally murdered soldier in the woods near Tyndal Priory....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent as alwaysi

    • By barbara on 02-23-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Satan's Lullaby

    • A Medieval Mystery
    • By: Priscilla Royal
    • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
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    For Prioress Eleanor, dark times arrive early in Norfolk. The head of her order has sent Father Etienne Davoir from their headquarters in France to inspect all aspects of Tyndal Priory....

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    • Valley of Dry Bones

    • A Medieval Mystery
    • By: Priscilla Royal
    • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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    In the late summer of 1274, King Edward has finally been anointed England’s ruler, and his queen contemplates a pilgrimage in gratitude for their safe return....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Medieval

    • By melinda on 07-21-18

    Regular price: $20.97

    • A Killing Season

    • A Medieval Mystery
    • By: Priscilla Royal
    • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
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      4 out of 5 stars 28
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      4 out of 5 stars 29

    Baron Herbert’s return from crusade should have been a joyous occasion. Instead, he grows increasingly morose, withdraws from his family, and refuses to share his wife’s bed....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Romance?

    • By Computercop on 02-21-12

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    • Forsaken Soul

    • A Medieval Mystery
    • By: Priscilla Royal
    • Narrated by: Vanessa Benjamin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 51
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      4 out of 5 stars 27
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      4 out of 5 stars 29

    The summer of 1273 is peaceful for most of England, except in the village of Tyndal....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Okay

    • By Wadie on 10-03-10

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Chambers of Death

    • A Medieval Mystery
    • By: Priscilla Royal
    • Narrated by: Vanessa Benjamin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    When one of her company falls ill on a return journey to Tyndal, Prioress Eleanor accepts lodging at a nearby manor....

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    • The Sanctity of Hate

    • A Medieval Mystery
    • By: Priscilla Royal
    • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    The summer of 1276 at Tyndal Priory is peaceful - until Kenelm’s corpse is found floating in the millpond....

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