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E. M. Powell

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E.M. Powell’s historical thriller Fifth Knight novels have been #1 Amazon and Bild bestsellers.  Her Stanton & Barling medieval murder mystery series launched in 2018 with THE KING’S JUSTICE, followed by THE MONASTERY MURDERS. Book #3, THE CANTERBURY MURDERS is due for release in September 2020. She is a contributing editor to International Thriller Writers The Big Thrill magazine and is a member of the Historical Writers Association.

Born and raised in the Republic of Ireland into the family of Michael Collins (the legendary revolutionary and founder of the Irish Free State), she now lives in northwest England with her husband, daughter and a Facebook-friendly dog.

Powell is represented by Josh Getzler at HG Literary.

Books by E. M. Powell

  • The Fifth Knight


  • The Blood of the Fifth Knight


  • The Lord of Ireland


  • The King's Justice


  • The Monastery Murders