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Geoffrey Trease

  • 5 stars across 13 books
    Geoffrey Trease was a prolific writer, with over 100 books to his name, and has been translated into 20 languages. He is best known for his children's historical fiction. His most popular and successful book, Cue For Treason, portrayed a company of strolling players in Shakespeare's time and a plot to kill Queen Elizabeth I.
    2nd July 2015

    Cue for Treason

    Fleeing from the evil Sir Philip Morton, Peter Brownrigg finds himself on the wrong side of the law. On the run to Lon... More

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    17th May 2012

    Red Towers of Granada

    'It is a strange and terrible thing to listen to one's own funeral service...' The year is 1290: sixteen year-old Rob... More

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    21st June 2012

    The Popinjay Mystery

    First published in 1972 (as The Popinjay Stairs), this novel set in Restoration England is one of the finest productions... More

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    10th July 2008

    Historical Stories: Elizabeth I

    Princess Elizabeths future is uncertain. She should become the rightful queen of England but will the Catholics ever acc... More

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    17th March 2011

    Follow My Black Plume

    In the peaceful English countryside of 1859, fifteen-year-old Mark Apperley is bored of life with his overbearing grandm... More

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    1st March 2006

    Mission to Marathon

    A story set in Ancient Greece. When news reaches Athens that Persian ships are about to invade Greece at Marathon, Phili... More

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    9th May 2013

    Bring Out the Banners

    An office worker and an aristocratic young lady become unlikely friends as they work together for women's right to vote.... More

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    20th May 2010

    The Crown of Violet

    All over Athens the cocks were crowing, the sky was turning from dark-blue to oyster-grey, and the city was waking to on... More

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    5th March 1992

    Calabrian Quest

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