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Bacon's Dozen

(2020)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Welcome to the imaginary worlds of award-winning author Anna Castle.

This collection of short stories ranges through time and space from the Yucatán peninsula in the early years of the Spanish conquest (The Broken Circle) to a bank office in late Victorian London with Prof. Moriarty and his wife (The Stockbroker’s Wife.) Most stories feature Francis Bacon and other characters from his milieu. You’ll read about Bacon’s first case (For Want of a Book) and Tom’s first solo investigation (In Walked a Lady.) You’ll find out how Trumpet wangled her year at Gray’s Inn (Artful Bargains) and what really happened to Captain Valentine Clarady (All Englishmen Look Alike.) Sir Walter’s Ralegh and two friends trade ghost stories on a stormy night (Dark Tales from the School of Night.) You’ll even travel through time by a most unusual method (The Sneeze.) A bonus story brings you into the present, but not quite the present you’re used to (Extinction.)

Genre: Historical

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Paperback Editions

June 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: Bacon's Dozen: Thirteen Historical Mystery Short Stories (A Francis Bacon Mystery)
Author(s): Anna Castle
ISBN: 1-945382-37-6 / 978-1-945382-37-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anna Castle
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

July 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Bacon's Dozen: Thirteen Historical Fiction Short Stories (A Francis Bacon Mystery)
Author(s): Anna Castle
Publisher: Anna Castle
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU