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Trow, M. J.

Overview
Works: 129 works in 447 publications in 4 languages and 16,598 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Historical fiction  History  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 about M. J Trow
 
Most widely held works by M. J Trow
Dark entry by M. J Trow( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member 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
The supreme adventure of inspector Lestrade by M. J Trow( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 655 WorldCat member 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
Silent court by M. J Trow( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member 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
Witch hammer by M. J Trow( Book )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 504 WorldCat member 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
Maxwell's grave by M. J Trow( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 459 WorldCat member 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 inspection by M. J Trow( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member 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
Crimson rose by M. J Trow( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member 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
Lestrade and the Ripper by M. J Trow( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Sholto Lestrade investigates murders by Jack the Ripper and other killers, but the rising body count is the least of his problems. The main problem is interference from bumbling Sherlock Holmes and his incompetent sidekick, Dr. Watson. By the author of Lestrade and the Deadly Game
Maxwell's house by M. J Trow( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member 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
The many faces of Jack the Ripper by M. J Trow( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A complete pictorial account of the gruesome crimes of Jack the Ripper."--Jacket
Maxwell's revenge by M. J Trow( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scorpions' nest by M. J Trow( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member 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 retirement by M. J Trow( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member 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 point by M. J Trow( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maxwell's chain by M. J Trow( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member 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 island by M. J Trow( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member 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
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 378 WorldCat member 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."
Traitor's storm by M. J Trow( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member 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
Lestrade and the brother of death by M. J Trow( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and German and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From his wheelchair, convalescing in a friend's home after breaking a leg on the Titanic, Inspector Lestrade investigates the shooting of the butler. It happened during a hunt and the inspector thinks the bullet was meant for his host, a chief constable
Lestrade and the dead man's hand by M. J Trow( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lestrade investigates as more and more women are brutally and cruelly murdered in London's Underground Railway
 
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Alternative Names
Trow, M.J.

Trow, M. J. 1949-

Trow, Mei

Trow, Mei 1949-

Trow, Meirion James 1949-

トロー, M. J

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The supreme adventure of inspector LestradeMaxwell's graveMaxwell's inspectionLestrade and the RipperMaxwell's houseThe many faces of Jack the RipperMaxwell's revengeMaxwell's retirement