The Mammoth Book Of Jacobean Whodunnits: 24 Murder Mysteries from the Age of Gunpowder, Treason and Plot

by Mike Ashley

Running Press | February 11, 2011 | Hardcover

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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.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 512 Pages, 4.72 × 7.48 × 1.18 in

Published: February 11, 2011

Publisher: Running Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0786717300

ISBN - 13: 9780786717309

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The Mammoth Book Of Jacobean Whodunnits: 24 Murder Mysteries from the Age of Gunpowder, Treason and Plot

The Mammoth Book Of Jacobean Whodunnits: 24 Murder Mysteries from the Age of Gunpowder, Treason and Plot

by Mike Ashley

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 512 Pages, 4.72 × 7.48 × 1.18 in

Published: February 11, 2011

Publisher: Running Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0786717300

ISBN - 13: 9780786717309

About the Book

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.

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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.

About the Author

Mike Ashley is editor of several bestselling Mammoths including Historic Whodunnits, which sold over 23,000 copies, Roman Whodunnits, and Roarding Twenties Whodunnits.

Editorial Reviews

"Reveals the strength and ingenuity of this subsection of the whodunnit genre...Great fun."
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