Toni Mount

Hello, I'm Toni

I'm a writer, history teacher and speaker. I bring history alive with my books, courses and talks, based on thirty years of personal and academic study. I enjoy sharing my enthusiasm for history and have academic, research and teaching qualifications - please browse these pages to find out how I can share our history with you

Toni Mount MA., BA (Hons)., Dip Creative Writing and Literature, Dip European Humanities, Cert Ed ...

"Pleasure should mingle with study so that the student may think learning an amusement, rather than a toil"

Thomas Wolsey 1473-1530


  • Out NOW The Colour of Death, for just 99p: Seb and Emily have been forced to flee medieval London and find a safe haven in an isolated village. Yet this idyllic setting has its own murderous secrets. Even away from London, they are not safe and danger lurks at every turn.

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  • Join me and like minded people for one of my most popular courses "Celtic & Roman Britain" starting 20 Sept and weekly for 20 weeks
  • I had a wonderful weekend at the first Hastings LitFest. On day one I presented a workshop at The Jerwood Gallery on how to research when writing historical fiction - it was a sell-out and well recieved. Then on day two we had a stall at the book fair and met lots of lovely people.
  • Proud to announce I'm now a fully paid up member of The Crime Writers Association
  • Out Now - The Death Collector is my new murder mystery - set in the dangerous streets of Victorian London
  • I love my new bookmarks for The Death Collector and Seb Foxley murder mysteries
  • The Colour of Poison is now out as an audio book - listen as the stinking streets of medieval London are brought to life by talented actor Charley-Allsop-Parry

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  • During my research I transcribed this manuscript (Wellcome MS.8004) from the 1450s. Part of the manuscript is a pilgimage from London to Jerusalem. You can read the full transcript here
  • The Colour of Murder is my new Seb Foxley novel and now available in paperback and on Kindle. The beauty of the cover is juxtoposed with the horror of the murders within - see my books for more
  • You can sign up for a unique FREE eBook for the followers of my medieval murder mysteries The Foxley Letters - no purchase necessary - just click the link
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  • My non-fiction books are widely available in bookshops, libraries and online - these were spotted at Colchester Castle - clearly a great place to visit!

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