The 3rd new choice of old homicide and secret tales a super new number of thirty tales of poser and intrigue unfold over 3 thousand years, from historical Egypt to spies at the giant. chosen by means of bestselling editor Mike Ashley, the tales comprise fresh contributions in addition to infrequent reprints, from writers resembling Ian Rankin, Lynda Robinson, Sharan Newman, Gail Frazer, Gillian Linscott and Peter Tremayne. one of the characters featured are the Queen of Sheba, Attila the Hun, Hildegarde of Bingen, Geoffrey Chaucer, Henry the Navigator and Benjamin Franklin. And with settings as far-ranging as Botany Bay and historical Pisa, New Amsterdam and previous Edinburgh, historical Greece and the courtroom of Kublai Khan.
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