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Shakespeare's Mousetrap

A Novella by


Young Will Shakespeare has a bit of a problem: Murder most foul. As in the best it is, award-winning author Margaret Frazer proves that the play's the thing when crimes of passion are put center stage in an all-too-revealing production of Titus Andronicus. A murderer seeks to unlock the secrets of Shakespeare's playhouse, but the actors won't be the only ones to die once the blood-drenched spirits of the past walk the boards to find their revenge...


"Prepare to be enchanted as Margaret Frazer transports you back to the 15th century." - Romantic Times

"More than just a good read. The reader comes away sadder and wiser, knowing that what tehy've read is that stuff of real life. Brava!" - Historical Novels Review

"A smooth and absorbing saga of conspiracy and treachery in 15th-century England... A tantalizing secret turns out to have stunning political implications." - Publishers Weekly

"Finely plotted and subtly shaded. Frazer has the detailed substance that brings an era to life, while her characters' psychological makeup is as cunningly wrought as the historical background." - Publishers Weekly

"Margaret Frazer has quietly claimed her place as one of the preeminent writers of historical crime fiction, delivering the whole package - a good mystery, wonderful characters, and a fascinating period of history. Her novels are a dream to read." - Aunt Agatha's Newsletter

Herodotus Award Winner.
Twice nominated for the Edgar Award
Twice nominated for the Minnesota Book Award
A Romantic Times Top Pick.

"Shakespeare's Mousetrap" is a short story in the Margaret Frazer's Tales series. It was originally published under the title "That Same Pit".

Genre: Historical Mystery

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December 2010 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Shakespeare's Mousetrap (Margaret Frazer Tales)
Author(s): Margaret Frazer
Publisher: Dream Machine Productions
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