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The Kit Marlowe Mysteries Omnibus: Books 1 and 2

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571 pages9 hours

Summary

This entertaining Tudor mystery series features playwright Christopher Marlowe as an intriguing series sleuth. As a young Cambridge undergraduate Marlowe must discover who murdered a fellow student. His success draws him to the attention of Sir Francis Walsingham, the Queen’s spymaster, who has future plans for him.

Dark Entry
First in the thrilling new Kit Marlowe historical mystery series - Cambridge, 1583. About to graduate from Corpus Christi, the young Christopher Marlowe spends his days studying and his nights carousing with old friends. But when one of them is discovered lying dead in his King’s College room, mouth open in a silent scream, Marlowe refuses to accept the official verdict of suicide. Calling on the help of his mentor, Sir Roger Manwood, Justice of the Peace, and the queen’s magus, Dr John Dee, a poison expert, Marlowe sets out to prove that his friend was murdered.

Silent Court
November, 1583. Desperate not to let the Netherlands fall into the hands of Catholic Spain, the Queen's spymaster orders Cambridge scholar and novice spy Christopher Marlowe to go there to assist its beleaguered leader, William the Silent. However, travelling in disguise as part of a troupe of Egyptian players, Marlowe encounters trouble even before he leaves England. When the players make a detour to perform at the home of Dr John Dee, one of their tricks ends in tragedy - and an arrest for murder...

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