Lionel Fanthorpe taught history at Gamlingay Village College in Cambridgeshire and presented two acclaimed TV series: “Talking Stones” and “Castles of Horror”. In addition to his writing, lecturing, and radio and TV work, he is also Director of Media Studies at Cardiff Academy in Wales, UK. Coauthor Patricia, a meticulous historical researcher, is Lionel’s business partner, agent, manager, PR executive and wife.Lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe live in Cardiff, Wales. Lionel has an Advanced Mains Distinction in Divinity awarded by Cambridge University’s Institute of Education. He has written many books on religious topics, and is an ordained Priest. Although primarily an acknowledged world authority on paranormal phenomena and unsolved mysteries, his biblical and theological knowledge is also immense. He is also the host of the popular UK television program “Fortean TV,” while Patricia serves as his agent, PR executive, and coresearcher. Their latest bestsellers from Hounslow Press include: “The Oak Island Mystery: The Secret of the World’s Greatest Treasure Hunt” (1995), “The World’s Greatest Unsolved Mysteries” (1997), “The World’s Most Mysterious People” (1998), and “The World’s Most Mysterious Places” (1999). Tim Wallace-Murphy is an author and lecturer with an international reputation. He is the driving force behind the creation of the European Templar Heritage Research Network and author of Rosslyn and The Mark of the Beast.

Books by Lionel Fanthorpe