Buy. Read. Collect.

UK's largest specialist in first edition, signed books. Located in
the world famous Cecil Court.


Join Our Mailing List

Privacy by SafeSubscribe TM

Book Details

The Straw Men

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£19.99

The Straw Men

Author: Paul Doherty

Price: £19.99

Published by: Creme de la Crime

Date Available: 29 November 2012

All of our books have clear protective, removable film on the dustwrapper and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition

 

Details

 

Synopsis

 

"Medieval mystery fans have cause for rejoicing with the return of Brother Athelstan" Booklist on Bloodstone

January, 1381. Guests of the Regent, John of Gaunt, Brother Athelstan and Sir John Cranston have been attending a mystery play performed by the Straw Men, Gaunt's personal acting troupe, when the evening's entertainment is rudely interrupted by the sudden, violent deaths of two of Gaunt's VIP guests, their severed heads left on stage. The Regent orders Athelstan to find out who committed such a heinous act, leading Athelstan to tackle his most baffling case yet.

Additional Information

Cover Type: Hardback

ISBN: 978-1780290379

Also from this Author

Mysterium

Mysterium

The Assassins of Isis

The Assassins of Isis

The Spies of Sobeck

The Spies of Sobeck

The Poisoner of Ptah

The Poisoner of Ptah

The House of Death: A Mystery of Alexander the Great

The House of Death: A Mystery of Alexander the Great

The Poison Maiden

The Poison Maiden

People who ordered this also ordered...

Ruso and the Demented Doctor

Ruso and the Demented Doctor

The Siege (Agent of Rome 1.)

The Siege (Agent of Rome 1.)

Bloodstone

Bloodstone

Perdition

Perdition

The Midnight Man

The Midnight Man

Anatomy of Murder

Anatomy of Murder

King of Thorns - Goldsboro Books Exclusive 250 Numbered Edition

King of Thorns - Goldsboro Books Exclusive 250 Numbered Edition

No Law in the Land

No Law in the Land

Dominion

Dominion

Gift Voucher £50

Gift Voucher £50

The Heretics

The Heretics

The Scarlet Thief - May 2013 Book of the Month

The Scarlet Thief - May 2013 Book of the Month

Gift Voucher £25

Gift Voucher £25

Templar's Acre

Templar's Acre

Emperor of Thorns -  Goldsboro Books Exclusive 250 Numbered Edition

Emperor of Thorns - Goldsboro Books Exclusive 250 Numbered Edition

The Sword and the Throne - SIGNED, LINED & PUBLICATION DATED

The Sword and the Throne - SIGNED, LINED & PUBLICATION DATED

An Officer and a Spy

An Officer and a Spy

Solo: A James Bond Novel - OCTOBER 2013 BOOK OF THE MONTH

Solo: A James Bond Novel - OCTOBER 2013 BOOK OF THE MONTH

 
Coming soon
Top Sellers
Holy Spy, Rory Clements, signed first edition

Signed by the author

UK First Edition / First Printing

£14.99

Holy Spy

by Rory Clements

 

Synopsis

Rory Clements, winner of the Ellis Peters Historical Fiction Award, 'does for Elizabeth's reign what CJ Sansom does for Henry VIII' ... read more

 

Release 26 February 2015

Publisher Hodder & Stoughton

ISBN 978-1848548497

The Final Minute, Simon Kernick, signed first edition

Signed by the author

UK First Edition / First Printing

£12.99

The Final Minute

by Simon Kernick

 

Synopsis

Featuring Simon Kernick's maverick detective, TINA BOYD, this is the gripping new race-against-time thriller by the best-selling author of& ... read more

 

Release 30 January 2015

Publisher Century

ISBN 978-1780890777

Some Luck, Jane Smiley, signed first edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

Exclusive to Goldsboro Books, Signed & Numbered First Edition (350) copies

£18.99

Some Luck - DECEMBER 2014 BOOK OF THE MONTH

by Jane Smiley

 

Synopsis

The first novel in a dazzling new epic trilogy from the winner of the Pulitzer Prize; a literary adventure that will span a century in America. ... read more

 

Release 01 December 2014

Publisher Mantle

ISBN 978-1447275596

Coming Soon
Top Sellers
She Who Waits (Low Town 3), Daniel Polansky, signed first edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£18.99

She Who Waits (Low Town 3)

by Daniel Polansky

 

Synopsis

Low Town: the worst ghetto in the worst city in the Thirteen Lands. Good only for depravity and death. And Warden, long ago a respected age... read more

 

Release 30 October 2013

Publisher Hodder & Stoughton

ISBN 978-1444721393

The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher, Hillary Mantel, signed first edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£29.99

The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher

by Hilary Mantel

 

Synopsis

A brilliant – and rather transgressive – collection of short stories from the double Man Booker Prize-winning author of ‘Wolf ... read more

 

Release 02 October 2014

Publisher Fourth Estate

ISBN 978-0007580972

Young Bond: Shoot to Kill, Steve Cole, signed first edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£19.99

Young Bond: Shoot to Kill

by Steve Cole

 

Synopsis

BEFORE THE MAN BECAME THE LEGEND. BEFORE THE BOY BECAME THE MAN.   Lights. Camera. Murder.   Young Bond is back - ... read more

 

Release 10 November 2014

Publisher Doubleday

ISBN 978-0857533739

We accept Maestro We accept Mastercard We accept Solo We accept Visa We accept Visa Electron We accept PayPal
  • ©2014. Goldsboro Books Ltd. All rights reserved. | Website design by Empire Elements Ltd.