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The Fair Maid of Bohemia (Nicholas Bracewell #9)

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When plague strikes London, Lord Westfield's Men count themselves fortunate they've been invited to perform as part of the wedding celebrations for Sophia Magdalena, the fair maid of Bohemia. The long journey across Europe is a daunting prospect but stage manager Nicholas Bracewell is confident they will arrive safely, and confident the mission Lord Westfield sets them-to ...more
ebook, 182 pages
Published March 6th 2012 by Poisoned Pen Press (first published June 1997)
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Ken
May 26, 2015 Ken rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another light mystery from Marston, which keeps you guessing until the end.
Karla Larson
Fun book
Cat.
Nov 07, 2013 Cat. rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mystery, fiction, history
This book is another in the Westfield's Men series, set in Elizabethan England. This time, however, the troupe of actors are forced to leave London to avoid the plague. The authorities have shut down all places where people congregate in order to cut down on potential infection.

Instead of touring the provinces, however, the actors are requested to perform in Bohemia for the Holy Roman Emperor. Before they leave, Nicholas is taken aside by two individuals and asked to carry messages to Bohemia. I
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Vicky Thomasson
Nov 06, 2014 Vicky Thomasson rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I absolutely love the Nicholas Bracewell Mysteries series and the 9th episode is just as good as the other 8. This time the theatre company take a trip away from London and tour Europe. This episode is refreshing and full to the brim of excitement.
Richard
Travel to Bohemia for a wedding. Gold transmutation. Good play, okay plot and action. Usual good job in this series.
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This is the first book I have read by this author who has many published mystery series. This is an Elizabethan mystery from The Bracewell mysteries series. Nicholas Bracewell is part of a roving theatre group called The Westfield Players. In this particular book, the group are invited to travel overseas to Bohemia for the imperial court. I enjoyed this book, but did not find it particularly special. The plot was OK, the ending was surprising, however there was insufficient evidence included abo ...more
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Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name. See this thread for more information.

A pseudonym used by Keith Miles
AKA A.E. Marston

Keith Miles (born 1940) is an English author, who writes under his own name and also historical fiction and mystery novels under the pseudonym Edward Marston. He is known for his mysteries set in the world of Elizabethan theatr
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