Andrew Latham

About me

Andrew Latham was born in England, raised in Canada and currently lives in the United States. He graduated from York University in Toronto with a BA (Honours) in Political Science and later earned an MA from Queen’s University in Kingston and a PhD from his alma mater, York.

Since 1997 Andrew has been a member of the Political Science Department at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where he where he lives with his wife Wendy, daughter Bernadette and son Michael. Andrew regularly teaches courses in Medieval Political Thought, International Security and Regional Conflict. His most recent publications include a non-fiction book entitled Theorizing Medieval Geopolitics: War and World Order in the Age of the Crusades. Andrew’s first novel, The Holy Lance, was published by Knox Robinson in March 2015. You can buy it here

From my website


My guest for today's author interview is historical novelist, Matthew Harffy. He is new on the historical fiction scene, with his debut novel, THE SERPENT SWORD, published just about the same time as my own debut, THE HOLY LANCE. He is not, however, a rookie writer, having published a number…

The Medieval Church as a Military Power

  In the later 11th century the Latin Church began to evolve into a distinctive– and powerful – locus of control of military power.  At the most basic level, of course, the Church had long been a feudal landholder and was thus able to generate armed force in the same…

Summer Sale

In celebration of both Canada Day (July 1) and Independence Day (July 4), the Kindle version of my novel The Holy Lance is on sale for only $0.99 / £0.99 from June 26 to July 10, 2015.   BUY IT NOW!!   Praise for The Holy Lance:   "If you’re a fan…

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