Books by Tony Hays

SHAKESPEARE NO MORE by Tony Hays
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 9, 2015

"In a departure from his well-known King Arthur series (The Stolen Bride, 2012, etc.), Hays pens an excellent mystery replete with historical detail, surely meant to have been the first in a series that sadly will be cut short by his recent death."
Was William Shakespeare murdered? His childhood friend goes to great lengths to find out. Read full book review >
THE STOLEN BRIDE by Tony Hays
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 10, 2012

"A realistic portrait of post-Roman Britain as no Camelot but a down-and-dirty home to warring factions—complex, exciting and well worth your time."
King Arthur's counselor must wear many hats, including a deerstalker. Read full book review >
THE BELOVED DEAD by Tony Hays
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2011

"Forget those romantic portraits of Camelot. Hays' third Arthurian tale paints a bleak picture of post-Roman Britain that pleases as a mystery and intrigues as history."
In fifth-century Britain, King Arthur makes a difficult choice, little knowing that it will move his kingdom to the brink of war. Read full book review >
THE DIVINE SACRIFICE by Tony Hays
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2010

"The complicated plot and bravura ending are sure to appeal to fans of medieval intrigues and stirring battles."
Malgwyn ap Cuneglas, in the service of High King Arthur, uncovers murder and heresy in a second investigation in Dark Ages Britain. Read full book review >
THE KILLING WAY by Tony Hays
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2009

"Earthy, densely plotted and likely to have readers eagerly awaiting the next installment."
Hays (The Trouble with Patriots, 2002, etc.) kicks off a new series with anti-hero Malgwyn ap Cuneglas. Read full book review >
THE TROUBLE WITH PATRIOTS by Tony Hays
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2002

"Mildly diverting at times, sophomoric and stultifyingly clichéd at others."
Mystery novelist and journalist Hays (Murder in the Latin Quarter, not reviewed) pens a broad, labored farce about ethanol-fueled English instructors, hand-holding Arabs and spooks around every corner in post-Desert Storm Kuwait. Read full book review >