John Pilkington

Marbeck and the Gunpowder Plot

By John Pilkington - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

I admit that I have not had the pleasure of meeting Marbeck before, thinking him just a bit too testosterone-driven. I was wrong. ...Read Review

Marbeck and the Privateers: A Martin Marbeck Mystery

By John Pilkington - Published 2014

Genres:

AdventureMystery/Crime

London, 1604. In the third of a series (after Marbeck and the King-in-Waiting, 2013), Lord Cecil gives his skillful intelligencer what appears to be a ...Read Review

Marbeck and the King in Waiting

By John Pilkington - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

As Queen Elizabeth lies dying in England in 1603, the plots for a favored successor begin. The Queen’s Master Secretary, Sir Robert Cecil, ...Read Review

Marbeck and the Double-Dealer

By John Pilkington - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Martin Marbeck is a spy for Queen Elizabeth in the year 1600. He travels under various pseudonyms with one mission that very quickly changes ...Read Review

The Judas Blade

By John Pilkington - Published 2011

Genres:

AdventureThriller

Betsy Brand, an actress in the relaxed culture of Restoration England, is doing well financially, but her friends and family are not. Being ...Read Review

After the Fire

By John Pilkington - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Set in London, 1670, four years after the Great Fire which destroyed so much of the city, this novel follows the fortunes and amateur ...Read Review

Thief!

By John Pilkington - Published 2009

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

(1) Elizabethan England. In his latest Elizabethan Mysteries adventure, 14-year-old actor, Ben Button, is visiting his family in the village of Hornsey after two ...Read Review

Traitor

By John Pilkington - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Elizabethan London. In this second Elizabethan Mysteries adventure, prentice actor Ben Button is thrilled when Lord Bonner’s Players are commanded to perform ...Read Review

Rogues’ Gold

By John Pilkington - Published 2007

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultMystery/Crime

1590s. Twelve-year-old Ben Button, an apprentice actor, is with the acting company Lord Bonner’s Men on their summer tour. Their first stop ...Read Review

The Muscovy Chain

By John Pilkington - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Can the modern genre of the detective story be transposed to cultural settings where there is no police force, no forensic science and ...Read Review