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The Mammoth Book of Jacobean Whodunnits by…

The Mammoth Book of Jacobean Whodunnits (2006)

by Mike Ashley (Editor)

Other authors: John T. Aquino (Contributor), Philip Boast (Contributor), Fiona Buckley (Contributor), P.F. Chisholm (Contributor), Judith Cutler (Contributor)19 more, Jean Davidson (Contributor), Carol Anne Davis (Contributor), Martin Edwards (Contributor), Kate Ellis (Contributor), Paul Finch (Contributor), Susanna Gregory (Contributor), Michael Jecks (Contributor), Deryn Lake (Contributor), Laird Long (Contributor), F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre (Contributor), Edward Marston (Contributor), Maan Meyers (Contributor), F. Frankfort Moore (Contributor), Ian Morson (Contributor), Amy Myers (Contributor), Mike Stotter (Contributor), Marilyn Todd (Contributor), Peter Tremayne (Contributor), Derek Wilson (Contributor)

Series: Mammoth Mystery

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The seventeenth century was a time ripe with murder, anarchy, war, and political and religious intrigue, of which the Gunpowder Plot is only one example. This unputdownable new anthology from Mike Ashley presents 25 whodunits set in those turbulent times--also the age of the Witchfinder General, 'revenge' tragedies, and the colonization of America. Stories of murder and mayhem centre on the true role of Guy Fawkes, the English Civil War and the fate of Charles I, plus the lost colony of Roanoke and the tale of Pocahontas. The Mammoth Book of Jacobean Whodunits is a fast paced anthology about a thrilling time in British history.… (more)



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Ashley, MikeEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Aquino, John T.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Boast, PhilipContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Buckley, FionaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chisholm, P.F.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cutler, JudithContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Davidson, JeanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Davis, Carol AnneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Edwards, MartinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ellis, KateContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Finch, PaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gregory, SusannaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jecks, MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lake, DerynContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Long, LairdContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
MacIntyre, F. GwynplaineContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Marston, EdwardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Meyers, MaanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Moore, F. FrankfortContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Morson, IanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Myers, AmyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stotter, MikeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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CONTENTS: (If the story is known to be part of a series, it is noted in brackets after the title]

Introduction: Gunpowder, treason and plot by Mike Ashley

The King's First Achievement by Fiona Buckley [Ursula Blanchard mysteries]

The Duke of York by P.F. Chisholm [Sir Robert Carey]

The Tower's Man by Michael Jecks

A Disobedient Daughter by Jean Davidson

Murder Unauthorized by Amy Myers

Ice Sailor by Laird Long

Satan in the Star Chamber by Peter Tremayne [Constable Hardy Drew mysteries]

Green Tarts by Deryn Lake

"O, Poisonous Weed!" by F. Gwynlaine MacIntyre

A Dead Man's Wish by John T. Aquino

Perfect Alibi by Philip Boast

The Restless Dead by Martin Edwards

A Taste for Ducking by Marilyn Todd

Death Knows No Compromise by Derek Wilson

A House Divided by Judith Cutler

Two Sides by Mike Stotter

The Palatable Truth by Carol Ann Davis

The Comedy that Became a Tragedy by F. Frankfort Moore

The Dumb Bell by Kate Ellis

The Curious Contents of a Coffin by Susanna Gregory [Thomas Chaloner]

The Dutchman and the Madagascar Pirates by Maan Meyers [Tonnemans]

Tom of Ten Thousand by Edward Marston [Christopher Redmayne]

The Philadelphia Slaughterman by Ian Morson

To Walk on Thorny Paths by Paul Finch
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