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Martyr book cover

The new John Shakespeare thriller
published in paperback November 2014

John Shakespeare 1 - Martyr

Shortlisted CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger

Traitor -

The fourth book in the John Shakespeare series.

John Shakespeare 5 - The Heretics

Out now in paperback


(January 1, 2015) A happy new year to all readers and visitors. I'm particularly looking forward to February 26th and the UK hardback...

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Praise for the award winning series

‘I could not tear myself away. It is that good’
- Daily Mail

‘Real quality...faster moving than C J Sansom’
- Front Row, BBC Radio 4

‘Beautifully done. Five stars’
- The Telegraph

‘The top rank of historical thriller writers’
- Publishers Weekly

‘Enjoyable, bloody and brutish’
 - Guardian

‘Engrossing’ - Washington Post

‘A world spiced with delicious characters’
- Mail on Sunday

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