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The Fair Maid of Bohemia (Nicholas Bracewell #9)

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The ninth mystery in the acclaimed series by Edgar Award nominee Edward Marston. When Westfield's Men are invited to perform at the Imperial Court in Prague for the Holy Roman Emperor and King of Bohemia, Rudolph II, they believe it will be their crowning glory. But the brutal murder of an actor during the performance turns the journey into a nightmare.
Hardcover, 229 pages
Published June 1st 1997 by St. Martin's Press
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Ken
Jun 29, 2015 Ken rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another light mystery from Marston, which keeps you guessing until the end.
Cat.
Nov 07, 2013 Cat. rated it really liked it
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 12, 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
Jan 24, 2012 Richard rated it liked it
Travel to Bohemia for a wedding. Gold transmutation. Good play, okay plot and action. Usual good job in this series.
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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 theate
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