Marbeck and the Double-Dealer

Read Marbeck and the Double-Dealer 279 Reviewó John  Pilkington
  • Marbeck and the Double-Dealer
  • Hardcover
  • 192
  • John Pilkington
  • English
  • 19 February 2017
  • 0727882392

About the Author: John Pilkington

Read Marbeck and the Double-Dealer 279 Reviewó John Pilkington John Pilkington wrote radio plays back in the 1980s before stepping things up a notch and scribbling down television scripts for the BCC He then went onto write historical mystery novels for children Librarian note There isthan one author in the GoodReads database with this name.


ó A9AEF70DC219E62E46E3 á Read Æ Marbeck and the Double-Dealer º John Pilkington 2793D4AC935EC27E70A8 From the author of the successful Thomas the Falconer mysteries comes a new historical series featuring Elizabethan intelligencer Martin Marbeck a new century dawns W the author of the successful Thomas the Falconer mysteries comes a new historical series featuring Elizabethan intelligencer Martin Marbecka new century dawns War with Spain has dragged on for fifteen years, the conflict in Ireland for six Unease stalks England in the dying years of Elizabeth I s reign, and Elizabethan intelligencer Martin Marbeck is bored Then a message from his spymaster, Sir Robert Cecil arrives the existence of a spy has been discovered, read Marbeck and the Double-Dealer Æ Marbeck and the Double-Dealer º John Pilkington code named Morera, and Marbeck must uncover the true identity of this traitor quickly, before rumours of the young King Philip III forming a new Armada prove themselves to be true Couldn t put it down From the author of the successful Thomas the Falconer mysteries comes a new historical series featuring Elizabethan intelligencer Martin Marbeck a new century dawns War with Spain has dragged on for fifteen years, the conflict in Ireland for six Unease stalks England in the dying years of Elizabeth I s reign, and Elizabethan intelligencer Martin Marbeck is bored Then a message from his spymaster, Sir Robert Cecil arrives the existence of a spy has been discovered, code named Morera, and Marbeck must uncover the true identity of this traitor quickly, before rumours of the young King Philip III forming a new Armada prove themselves to be true Elizabethan era story of espionage and intrigue The Marbeck character was likeable and it was a quick and entertaining read Marbeck and the Double-Dealer I haven t read Marbeck and the Double-Dealer much late Elizabethan, so I found the historical details to be very interesting I d continue with the series.
I enjoyed the fast paced action and twisting plot of this novel Not having read Marbeck and the Double-Dealer the first three books Marbeck and the Double-Dealer in this series, I had no trouble jumping into the story and getting to know the characters Marbeck is a protagonist that the reader roots for, even if not all of his actions are completely honorable.
Marbeck receives his instructions from an underling of Secretary Cecil, who rose to power under Queen Elizabeth I and continues under the new Stuart king As an intelligencer, which sounds so much I enjoyed the fast paced action and twisting plot of this novel Not having read Marbeck and the Double-Dealer the first three books Marbeck and the Double-Dealer in this series, I had no trouble jumping into the story and getting to know the characters Marbeck is a protagonist that the reader roots for, even if not all of his actions are completely honorable.
Marbeck receives his instructions from an underling of Secretary Cecil, who Couldn t put it down A bit too convoluted but good historical tie ins.
A bit too convoluted but good historical tie ins.
This is an okay novel which I foundenjoyable to read Marbeck and the Double-Dealer than the last one The characters are all good and the language and history is easier to understand The plot moves along quite well and kept my interest.
Martin Marbeck is tired, mentally and physically weary, of weaving his way through the snares of the devious plots in the Court of King James in 1605 in England He travels under several pseudonyms and is not recognized by his real name until later in this fourth novel of his spying activities The country is awash in Papists a k a Catholics and those who seek them out for extinction But Martin through an excellent source believes there is asinister plot being planned that could mean the Martin Marbeck is tired, mentally and physically weary, of weaving his way through the snares of the devious plots in the Court of King James in 1605 in England He travels under several pseudonyms and is not recognized by his real name until later in this fourth novel of his spying activities The country is awash in Papists a k a Ca The sun was shrinking It was the twelfth day of October, and the outbreak of plague that had blighted London over this uneasy summer was receding into memory Martin Marbeck is an intelligencer , a government spy for Lord Cecil who has seen service under Queen Elizabeth I and continues to serve her successor, King James I Religious differences between Catholic and Protestants continue to divide the nation Marbeck is ordered to keep watch on Thomas Percy, a well known Papist who is cousin to The sun was shrinking It was the twelfth day of October, and the outbreak of plague that had blighted London over this uneasy summer was receding into memory Martin Marbeck is an intelligencer , a government spy for Lord Cecil who has seen service under Queen Elizabeth I and continues to serve her successor, King James I Religious differences between Catholic and Protestants continue t Authentic Evocation of the Bid to Blow up Parliament, 5 Sept 2015This review is from Marbeck and the Gunpowder Plot A 17th century historical mystery A Martin Marbeck Mystery Kindle Edition This historical novel is the latest in a series of Marbeck mysteries but can be read Marbeck and the Double-Dealer as a stand alone story.
Martin Marbeck is a government spy It s 1605 and King James is on the throne The papists who original read Marbeck and the Double-Dealer Marbeck and the Double-Dealer 279 Reviewó John Pilkington ly were delighted with their new king have reached the inevitable conclusion that he is not a Authentic Evocation of the Bid to Blow up Parliament, 5 Sept 2015This review is from Marbeck and the Gunpowder Plot A 17th century historical mystery A Martin Marbeck Mystery Kindle Edition This historical novel is the latest in a series of Marbeck mysteries but can be read Marbeck and the Double-Dealer as a stand alone story.
Martin Marbeck is a government spy It â Marbeck and the Double-Dealer ↠´ A spy is tasked with finding a double agent which appears to be different from some of the plots listed here by other reviewers on this site.
I found this historical thriller set in 1600 interesting but the use of old English vocabulary was initially distracting a glossary could have helped.
An action thriller that just happens to be set in Elizabethan times This has much less description and history lessons than most historical mysteries It rattles along at a fair clip I will probably continue to read Marbeck and the Double-Dealer the series if the library continues to get copies.
Elizabethan era story of espionage and intrigue The Marbeck character was likeable and it was a quick and entertaining read Marbeck and the Double-Dealer I haven t read Marbeck and the Double-Dealer much late Elizabethan, so I found the historical details to be very interesting I d continue with the series.

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