Out of work because of the plague, fledgling playwright Will Shakespeare and would-be thespian Symington Smythe become involved in the murder of a wealthy merchant trader by a young craftsman, a situation that inspires a new play.
Simon Hawke (born 1951) is an American science fiction and fantasy author. He was born Nicholas Valentin Yermakov, but began writing as Simon Hawke in 1984 and later changed his legal name to Simon Hawke.
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