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Will Thomas

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Will Thomas, born 1958 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, is a novelist who writes a Victorian mystery series featuring Cyrus Barker, a Scottish detective or "private enquiry agent," and his Welsh assistant, Thomas Llewelyn. The Barker/Llewelyn novels are set in the 1880s and often feature historical events, people, and movements. Martial combat is a recurring theme throughout this hardboiled series.

Prior to writing novels, Will Thomas wrote essays for Sherlock Holmes society publications and lectured on crime fiction of the Victorian era.

Will Thomas' first novel, Some Danger Involved, was nominated for a Barry Award an
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Average rating: 4.03 · 30,565 ratings · 3,263 reviews · 27 distinct worksSimilar authors
Some Danger Involved (Barke...

3.92 avg rating — 7,371 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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To Kingdom Come (Barker & L...

3.96 avg rating — 3,480 ratings — published 2005
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The Limehouse Text (Barker ...

4.04 avg rating — 3,027 ratings — published 2006 — 14 editions
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The Hellfire Conspiracy (Ba...

4.08 avg rating — 2,598 ratings — published 2007 — 13 editions
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The Black Hand (Barker & Ll...

4.04 avg rating — 2,531 ratings — published 2008 — 12 editions
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Fatal Enquiry (Barker & Lle...

4.16 avg rating — 2,083 ratings — published 2014 — 14 editions
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Anatomy of Evil (Barker & L...

4.09 avg rating — 1,842 ratings — published 2015 — 10 editions
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Hell Bay (Barker & Llewelyn...

3.99 avg rating — 1,532 ratings — published 2016 — 11 editions
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Old Scores (Barker & Llewel...

4.07 avg rating — 1,447 ratings — published 2017 — 13 editions
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Blood Is Blood (Barker & Ll...

4.17 avg rating — 1,164 ratings — published 2018 — 15 editions
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Some Danger Involved To Kingdom Come The Limehouse Text The Hellfire Conspiracy The Black Hand Fatal Enquiry Anatomy of Evil
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“To a bibliophile, there is but one thing better than a box of new books, and that is a box of old ones.”
Will Thomas, Some Danger Involved

“Does a bibliophile ever have enough room on his shelves? The answer is obvious: get more shelves.”
Will Thomas, Some Danger Involved

“I'm thinking that, collectively, men are only slightly more observant than mollusks.”
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Topics Mentioning This Author

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The Mystery, Crim...: This topic has been closed to new comments. Nominations Open - November/December Group Read 20 174 Nov 02, 2010 07:35PM  
Historical Fictio...: Crime in 19th Century London? 28 711 Jun 07, 2013 06:01AM  
Crime, Mysteries ...: Favorite Leading Character in a Series 127 435 Dec 27, 2014 06:29PM  
You'll love this ...: This topic has been closed to new comments. New Purchases 2014 1608 320 Jan 01, 2015 08:24AM  
The Life of a Boo...: Reva's 2015 Series Reading Challenge 42 92 Jan 07, 2015 02:30PM  
Mystery/Thriller ...: Christina's May 11 17 Jun 03, 2015 07:16AM  
Historical Myster...: This topic has been closed to new comments. New Releases in Historical Mysteries (2015) 56 104 Sep 18, 2015 06:35AM  
The Mystery, Crim...: Suggestions For Historical Mystery? 22 57 Feb 04, 2016 10:47AM  
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