Now and Then Stab

Book 7: Francis Bacon Mysteries

About the Book

Spring, 1593

A ballad is posted in the heart of London inciting violence. The Lord Mayor offers one hundred crowns for the name of the author. Thomas Clarady wants that money and drags Francis Bacon into the game. At first it’s just a riddle to be solved. Tom talks to poets, while Francis analyzes the verse.

Things take a dangerous turn when the authorities focus on two popular playmakers. One is cruelly tortured. Another is killed in dubious circumstances. Did he start a brawl that ended in tragedy? Or was he murdered by his dinner companions? The official story seems plausible, at first. But Tom doesn’t buy it. Distraught at the death of his friend, he refuses stop digging, uncovering a plot he should have left buried.

Francis Bacon and his team hazard their lives and reputations to determine the truth. Whether justice can ever be obtained is another matter.

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Narrator: Philip Battley
Format: Unabridged
Runtime: 10h 1m

The Details

Published: January 22, 2021
Publisher: Anna Castle
Formats: EbookPaperbackAudiobook
ISBN-13: 978-1945382444 ASIN: B08RM51DZH
Genres & Tropes
Historical Mystery, Elizabethan Mystery

Cover design by Jennifer Quinlan [website]
Editing by Jennifer Quinlan [website]