The Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits
Brand New CollectionPaperback - 2001
Spanning the most fascinating eras of history, we move from the ancient world to medieval Europe - but always with a common thread running throughout: the solving of a baffling murder-mystery by an intrepid sleuth of the day... So without further delay, discover. * How the Roman orator Quintilian solves a murder, Perry Mason style, in the 1st century AD * What became of the missing cavalry general Arcturus. His sword is found at the bottom of a lake but where is he? * How a murder set days after the death of Arthur involves both the Celts and the Saxons * How a girl's visions in Celtic Wales help uncover a terrible crime * What happens when Robin Hood and Maid Marion team up to solve a supernatural murder... * How a Jack-the-Ripper like serial killer is brought to justice in Elizabethan London Plus 30 more baffling historical conundrums, both classic and specially commissioned, including Michael Kurland, Wallace Nicholls, Richard Butler, Tom Holt, Amy Myers, Mary Reed, Martin Edwards, Clayton Emery, Susanna Gregory, Derek Wilson, Mat Coward, Marilyn Todd, and many more.
Publisher: London : Robinson, 2001.
Branch Call Number: FIC/Mammo 6173mb 1
Characteristics: vi, 500 p.