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John Pilkington


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John Pilkington, a writer for over thirty years, has written plays for radio and theatre, television scripts for the BBC, and over twenty historical mysteries. He now specialises in historical fiction and is passionate about the Tudor and Stuart periods.
 

Genres: Historical Mystery, Historical
 
Series
Thomas the Falconer
   1. The Ruffler's Child (2002)
   2. A Ruinous Wind (2003)
   3. The Ramage Hawk (2004)
   4. The Mapmaker's Daughter (2004)
   5. The Maiden Bell (2005)
   6. The Jingler's Luck (2006)
   7. The Muscovy Chain (2007)
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Elizabethan Mysteries
   1. Rogues' Gold (2007)
   2. Traitor! (2008)
   3. Revenge! (2009)
   4. Thief! (2009)
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Betsy Brand
   1. After the Fire (2010)
   2. The Judas Blade (2011)
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Justice Belstrang Mystery
   1. Legacy (2020)
   2. The Witching Pool (2020)
   3. Deliverance (2021)
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Will Revill
   1. A Reluctant Assassin (2022)
   2. A Reluctant Traitor (2022)
   3. A Reluctant Hero (2023)
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Novels
   The Tivoli Murders (2021)
   Yorick (2022)
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Series contributed to
HWA Short Story Collection
   3. Royal Blood (2020) (with others)
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Non fiction show
 
John Pilkington recommends
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Turpin's Rival (2022)
(Dick Turpin , book 2)
Richard Foreman
"Pacy and atmospheric tale of the dashing highwayman Dick Turpin, a likeable rogue if ever there was."
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The Queen's Gold (2021)
(Christopher Marlowe , book 1)
Steven Veerapen
"A gripping tale of treasure and skulduggery with fine period detail-a welcome and intriguing addiction to Elizabethan spy fiction."

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