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E.M. Powell’s medieval mystery and historical thriller Stanton & Barling and Fifth Knight novels have been #1 Amazon and Bild bestsellers and have achieved sales of 400,000 copies worldwide.

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.


As well as writing crime, thriller and mystery novels, she loves to read them and is a contributing editor to International Thriller Writers’ The Big Thrill magazine.


She’s represented by Josh Getzler at HG Literary. She’s on Facebook at or follow her on Twitter


E.M.Powell Writer of Historical Mysteries and Thrillers
Find out more about E.M Powell:

Read her article on Medieval Ireland for The Big Thrill. The Magazine of the International Thriller Writers.

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