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Shakespeare's Scribe
In this second book of a series, we learn more of Widge's adventures. Widge is settling down into his role as an apprentice member of the Admiral's Men. Unfortunately, the Black Death is shutting down the London theaters and the players are forced to take to the road. English roads, though, are not a safe place for any traveler and Master Shakespeare soon finds himself with a broken arm as the result of a brawl. Widge is conscripted to be Shakespeare's p...
The Shakespeare Stealer
Widge, a country boy, begins a new life with the theater, his steps always followed by a evil, vengeful man. Widge, an orphan boy, lives with an eccentric doctor who teaches him a secret shorthand writing. One day, a tall, cloaked stranger enters the house, tests his proficiency, and buys his apprenticeship. We know little about the stranger, except that his name is Falconer and he is deadly with his rapier. Falconer takes Widge to Mr. Bass's house in...