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The Bartholomew Fair Murders (Joan & Matthew Stock #4)

3.47  ·  Rating Details ·  36 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
An authentically detailed tale of murder and intrigue set in Elizabethan England. Exciting historical mystery.
Mass Market Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 12th 1987 by Ballantine Books (first published 1986)
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Dharia Scarab
Not to my taste, I'm not a fan of hearing the villains POV.


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1 star... This book was bad, so bad I may have given up and skipped to the end. I will avoid this author like the plague in the future.

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Pamela Mclaren
An interesting Elizabethan mystery that was logical, realistic and engrossing. This is the first of the series that I have read that feature county constable and clothier Matthew Stock and his wife, Joan. The Stocks are traveling to theBartholomew Fair where they hope to make a profit selling their wares and Matthew has the opportunity to meet with an old friend, a bear baiter.

On the same day as their leaving, however, Matthew is called to the scene of a murder.Its a ominous sign to begin their
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Leonard Tourney came to BYU in 2006 after teaching at Western Illinois University, the University of Tulsa, and the University of California at Santa Barbara. A specialist in composition pedagogy and creative writing, Professor Tourney has authored scholarly articles in l7th century British literature, a critical biography of Joseph Hall, short fiction, and nine historical novels, the most recent ...more
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