Dark Entry

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Severn House Large Print, 2012 - Fiction - 352 pages
7 Reviews

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.

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Review: Dark Entry (Kit Marlowe #1)

User Review  - Lexie Conyngham - Goodreads

Loved this book - Kit Marlowe makes an excellent hero and the historical detail and interweaving of real characters is cleverly done. A sensible mystery, with humour and sensitivity. Read full review

Review: Dark Entry (Kit Marlowe #1)

User Review  - Julie - Goodreads

An okay mystery, but a pretty unlikeable protagonist and indistinct characterizations of most of the Cambridge set otherwise. Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Author M. J. Trow was born in Ferndale, South Wales in 1949. He graduated from King's College, London and Cambridge. He writes the Lestrade Mystery series and the Peter Maxwell Mystery series. He has also written biographies on Kit Marlowe, Vlad the Impaler, Boudicca and Cnut. He also teaches history and politics at Ryde High School. He currently lives on the Isle of Wight.

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