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Trow, M. J.

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Works: 164 works in 507 publications in 4 languages and 17,590 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Historical fiction  Biography  Parodies, imitations, etc  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: PR6070.R598, 823.914
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Most widely held works by M. J Trow
The supreme adventure of inspector Lestrade by M. J Trow( Book )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 623 libraries worldwide
In this witty, original, and often hilarious book, Inspector Lestrade, that ferretlike, bumbling anti-hero, so often scorned and outdetected by the legendary Sherlock Holmes, comes into his own when, in pursuit of the sinister "Agrippa," he inadvertently solves the mystery of Jack the Ripper
Dark entry by M. J Trow( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 551 libraries worldwide
Cambridge, 1583. When one of his friends is discovered dead in his King's College room, mouth open in a silent, black-edged scream, Marlowe refuses to accept the official verdict of suicide
Silent court by M. J Trow( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 479 libraries worldwide
"November, 1583. Desperate not to let the Netherlands fall into the hands of Catholic Spain, the Queen's spymaster orders Cambridge scholar and novice spy Christopher Marlowe to go there to assist its beleaguered leader, William the Silent. However, travelling in disguise as part of a troupe of Egyptian players, Marlowe encounters trouble even before he leaves England. When the players make a detour to perform at the home of Dr John Dee, one of their tricks ends in tragedy - and an arrest for murder ..."--Publisher's Internet site
The blue and the grey by M. J Trow( Book )
8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 474 libraries worldwide
Matthew Grand, a former captain in the Union army, arrives in London to track down the last conspirator behind the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and teams up with journalist James Batchelor to investigate a series of killings that may be connected to the assassination
Traitor's storm by M. J Trow( Book )
8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
"May, 1588. With Elizabeth Is court rocked by stories of an imminent invasion and one of his key undercover agents missing, Sir Francis Walsingham despatches Kit Marlowe to the Isle of Wight off the south coast: the first line of defence against the approaching Spanish Armada."--Amazon
Crimson rose by M. J Trow( Book )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
When Christopher Marlowe's play debut is marred by the death of an audience member by a shot fired from the stage by a bit-part player named William Shakespeare, he sets out to determine what really happened and prove the actor's innocence
Witch hammer by M. J Trow( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Desperate to pursue his chosen career as a professional playwright, the young Christopher Marlowe abandons his Cambridge studies to join Lord Strange's men, a group of traveling players. En route to perform at Oxford, the players are rehearsing among the famous Rollright Stones on the Warwickshire border when they're rudely interrupted by the discovery of the corpse of actor-manager Ned Sledd, which some of the players believe to be an act of witchcraft
The many faces of Jack the Ripper by M. J Trow( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
"A complete pictorial account of the gruesome crimes of Jack the Ripper."--Jacket
Secret world by M. J Trow( Book )
6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
June, 1589. Now a feted poet and playwright, Kit Marlowe is visiting his family in Canterbury. But it's not the happy homecoming he had hoped for. A long-standing family friend has been found dead in her bed, killed by several blows to the head. Convinced that the wrong person has been found guilty of the crime, Marlowe determines to uncover the truth
Maxwell's house by M. J Trow( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
In England, after a schoolgirl is murdered and no suspect is found, Peter Maxwell, her teacher, decides to do some sleuthing, a step that provokes a nasty reaction from both police and the school. The school suspends him and the police declare him their prime suspect, but "Mad Max" will win out in the end
Scorpions' nest by M. J Trow( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
October, 1586. Sir Francis Walsingham has despatched Kit Marlowe to the English College in Rheims where he suspects the Catholic traitor Matthew Baxter is hiding, the only one of the Babington plotters to have escaped. Infiltrating the College undercover, Marlowe learns that the community has been rocked by a series of unexplained and violent deaths. With the help of master codebreaker Thomas Phelippes, can Christopher Marlowe unearth a murderer, track down a traitor and extract himself from the scorpions' nest without being fatally stung?
Maxwell's grave by M. J Trow( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 libraries worldwide
When Peter 'Mad Max' Maxwell took his kids from Leighford High on an archaelogical dig, all should have been learning and fun. The professionals were very excited - was the grave they had found that of Alfred the Great? No, because the corpse was not Saxon and it wasn't a king, but an altogether more recent murder. No sooner has the first body been found than another, a policeman on the case, is found dead at the wheel of his car. What knowledge did he possess that led to his death? And does his colleague, Maxwell's partner Jacquie Carpenter, unwittingly have the same information? Maxwell loc
Maxwell's retirement by M. J Trow( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
For Peter 'Mad Max' Maxwell, the only mystery that has arisen so far this year at Leighford High is the question of how to use a computer. However, it soon becomes vital that he learns when some of his female pupils begin to receive threatening messages, with the anonymous sender claiming to know intimate details about the girls
Maxwell's revenge by M. J Trow( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 357 libraries worldwide
With the beginning of a new school year underway, Peter 'Mad Max' Maxwell prepares to get stuck into a new term. But disaster strikes when staff and guests take ill at a lunch meeting, and Peter finds himself thrust into the role of acting headmaster
Vlad the Impaler : in search of the real Dracula by M. J Trow( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 354 libraries worldwide
The Count Dracula of legend is revealed to be based on a 15th century Romanian warlord called Vlad Tepes who favoured fearsome night attacks on the Turks and torturing his captors by driving stakes through their bodies in this grimly fascinating piece of historical detective work. If there is such a beast as a 'Draculanorak', then this is the book they've been waiting for. Among fascinating snippets unearthed are the fact that Christopher Lee wore red contact lenses for those blood-red eyeballs in the Hammer films, and the former dictator Nicolae Ceaucescu once said smugly to his health visitor: "A man like me comes along only once every five hundred years."
Maxwell's point by M. J Trow( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
With his girlfriend back to work and their little son a fast-growing six months, Peter 'Mad Max' Maxwell, Head of Sixth Form at Leighford High, hires an au pair. Juanita seems perfect. Then she is accused of murder, and Maxwell rushes to Juanita's defence. But then a second corpse appears
Maxwell's inspection by M. J Trow( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
There comes a time in every teacher's life when he must face his Nemesis -- the four-yearly Ofsted inspection. The team arrives at Leighford High one glorious summer and proceeds to stick its collective nose into classrooms various, including that of Head of Sixth Form, Peter Maxwell. Just when the atmosphere at the High School has become decidedly fraught, one of the inspectors is found stabbed to death and the shadow of suspicion falls upon Headteacher, James Diamond. Aided by his inside informant, lover DS Jacquie Carpenter, Maxwell sets out to prove that his colleague is innocent. And the only way to do it is to take on the inspectors one by one
Maxwell's island by M. J Trow( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Having had his retirement snatched from him by malfunctioning technology, Peter 'Mad Max' Maxwell finds himself facing yet another new year at Leighford High School. After having her hopes of a dedicated house husband dashed, his wife, Jacquie, is further annoyed when a family holiday quickly becomes an impromptu Year Seven trip to the Isle of Wight, families welcome. Less than a week into their trip the situation takes another turn for the worse when the wife of Tom Medlicott, the new Head of Art, goes missing, forcing Jacquie to play the role of woman policeman
Maxwell's chain by M. J Trow( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
Peter Mad Max Maxwell is a busy man; as Head of Sixth Form at Leighford High he does his best to cram as much History as possible into the reluctant heads of his students. Despite this, Max still finds time for some amateur sleuthing with his love interest DS Jacquie Carpenter, who has decided he's leaving any murder investigations to her. But how can he refuse when the terminally nervous school photographer asks for his help after accidentally photographing a murder on the beach?
Maxwell's crossing by M. J Trow( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
At Leighford High, the ever-resourceful Peter 'Mad Max' Maxwell is temporarily promoted to Head of History when his colleague Paul Moss is chosen for an American exchange and heads off to Los Angeles. Paul's counterpart is Hector Gold, who is accompanied to Leighford by his eccentric family including his wife Camille and her parents, Jeff and Alana O'Malley. Clearly Jeff O'Malley is quite a character - with money to burn he has been gate-crashing the local poker school, much to the dismay of its members. When events take a sinister turn and Sarah Gregson, one of the poker school's members, is found murdered, newly-promoted Inspector Jacquie Carpenter Maxwell and Henry Hall investigate, with the assistance of Maxwell. As it becomes apparent Sarah suspected Jeff of cheating and Jeff was sacked in LA for being a crooked cop, is this simply a case of murder as revenge for name-calling?
 
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Alternative Names
M. J. Trow Brits auteur
Meirion James Trow
Meirion James Trow britischer Krimi-Schriftsteller
Trow, M.J.
Trow, M. J. 1949-
Trow, Mei
Trow, Mei 1949-
Trow, Meirion James 1949-
トロー, M. J
Languages
English (143)
German (5)
Spanish (2)
Japanese (2)
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