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


  • My next summer course The Pre-Raphaelites – Lives & Loves, starts at The Woodville Halls, Wrotham Road, Gravesend from May 9th 2019 at 10.30am
  • Ready to order book seven The Colour of Lies ? Sebastian Foxley, our hero, returns to the bustling city of London from his quiet home village in rural Norfolk. The city is busy and full of excitement for the annual St Bartholomew’s Fayre.
  • We had a wonderful visit to the Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms Exhibition at the British Library - I would thoroughly recommend it
  • Out NOW The Colour of Death, in paperback or on Kindle 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" continuing at The Woodville Halls Gravesend every Thursday at 10.30am
  • 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
  • The Death Collector is my Five Star story of a fearful serial killer stalking the dangerous streets of Victorian London
  • The Colour of Poison is available 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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