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The Spy of Venice

(2016)
(The first book in the William Shakespeare series)
A novel by

 
 
Suspenseful, seductive and as sharp as an assassin's blade - a historical thriller with a swashbuckling twist and a hero like you've never seen him before.

When he's caught out by one ill-advised seduction too many, young William Shakespeare flees Stratford to seek his fortune. Cast adrift in London, Will falls in with a band of players - but greater men have their eye on this talented young wordsmith. England's very survival hangs in the balance, and Will finds himself dispatched to Venice on a crucial embassy. Dazzled by the city's masques - and its beauties - Will little realises the peril in which he finds himself. Catholic assassins would stop at nothing to end his mission on the points of their sharpened knives, and lurking in the shadows is a killer as clever as he is cruel.

Genre: Historical Mystery    

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Used availability for Benet Brandreth's The Spy of Venice

Hardback Editions

August 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Spy of Venice: A William Shakespeare Mystery (William Shakespeare Mysteries)
Author(s): Benet Brandreth
ISBN: 1-68177-798-3 / 978-1-68177-798-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


March 2016 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Spy of Venice: A William Shakespeare novel (William Shakespeare Thriller 1)
Author(s): Benet Brandreth
ISBN: 1-78577-037-3 / 978-1-78577-037-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Twenty7
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

March 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Spy of Venice: A William Shakespeare novel (William Shakespeare Thriller 1)
Author(s): Benet Brandreth
ISBN: 1-78577-036-5 / 978-1-78577-036-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Twenty7
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

September 2017 : Australia MP3 CD
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Title: The Spy of Venice (William Shakespeare Thriller)
Author(s): Benet Brandreth
ISBN: 1-4894-0924-6 / 978-1-4894-0924-9 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Spy of Venice: A William Shakespeare Novel
Author(s): Benet Brandreth
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon CA   


February 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Spy of Venice: A William Shakespeare Novel
Author(s): Benet Brandreth
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

August 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Spy of Venice: A William Shakespeare Mystery (William Shakespeare Mysteries)
Author(s): Benet Brandreth
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


February 2016 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Spy of Venice: A William Shakespeare novel (William Shakespeare Thriller 1)
Author(s): Benet Brandreth
Publisher: twenty7
Availability: Amazon UK