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Interred with Their Bones

by Jennifer Lee Carrell

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Interred with Their Bones by Jennifer Lee Carrell
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  • Published in USA  Sep 2007
    432 pages
    Genre: Mysteries

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On the eve of the Globe’s production of Hamlet, Shakespeare scholar and theater director Kate Stanley’s eccentric mentor Rosalind Howard gives her a mysterious box, claiming to have made a groundbreaking discovery. But before she can reveal it to Kate, the Globe burns to the ground and Roz is found dead . . . murdered precisely in the manner of Hamlet’s father. Inside the box Kate finds the first piece in a Shakespearean puzzle, setting her on a deadly, high-stakes treasure hunt.

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"Starred Review. From Shakespeare conferences to desert mines, from the present to the past, this spirited and action-packed novel delivers constant excitement." - PW.

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Jennifer Lee Carrell was born in 1962, in Washington, D.C., but she grew up in Arizona. She has a Ph.D. in English from Harvard, along with undergraduate degrees from Oxford and Stanford. She was first pulled into studying literature by the Arthurian legend, and later by Norse sagas, Tolkien, and Shakespeare. It's something of a surprise to find myself writing thrillers. Before she began to write books full time, she taught literature and writing at Harvard. Later, she was the classical music critic for the Arizona Daily Star. She has also written a number of pieces for the Smithsonian Magazine. She lives in Tucson, Arizona, with her husband and daughter.

Her first book, The Speckled Monster, is what you might call a non-fiction thriller about smallpox, set in 1721. USA Today praised...

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