Books by Simon Beaufort

THE MURDER HOUSE by Simon Beaufort
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"Taking a break from his historical mysteries (A Dead Man's Secret, 2011, etc.), Beaufort produces a keen psychological thriller along the lines of Ruth Rendell. Although readers know the killer from the start, Beaufort deftly explores just how far someone will go to protect herself."
A police constable looks at murder from more angles than she's ever wanted to. Read full book review >
A DEAD MAN'S SECRET by Simon Beaufort
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2011

"Beaufort's series (The Bloodstained Throne, 2010, etc.), based on real people and events, continues to supply a pleasing combination of historical detail and mystery.

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Life in 12th-century England is often brutal and short, especially when you're at the mercy of a devious, capricious monarch. Read full book review >
THE BLOODSTAINED THRONE by Simon Beaufort
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"The final score: one clever twist and a truly overwhelming richness of historical detail."
An aspiring pilgrim's efforts to leave England for a return trip to the Holy Land seem to be cursed. Read full book review >
A HEAD FOR POISONING by Simon Beaufort
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 18, 1999

The second in a series by the pseudonymous Beaufort (—an acclaimed mystery writer—). Read full book review >

MURDER IN THE HOLY CITY by Simon Beaufort
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 1998

A new entry in the historical mystery genre, this set, in 1100, in a Jerusalem occupied by conquering Crusaders. Read full book review >