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Michael Jecks - Author

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Books by Michael Jecks

Death Comes Hot

Death Comes Hot

Author: Michael Jecks Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/06/2021

Death Comes Hot

Death Comes Hot

Author: Michael Jecks Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/05/2021

Death Comes Hot

Death Comes Hot

Author: Michael Jecks Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/09/2020

The Dead Don't Wait

The Dead Don't Wait

Author: Michael Jecks Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/03/2020

The Dead Don't Wait

The Dead Don't Wait

Author: Michael Jecks Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2020

Rebellion's Message

Rebellion's Message

Author: Michael Jecks Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/12/2019

'Jecks keeps the suspense at a steady boil as his well-rounded characters fight for a corner in tumultuous London' Publishers Weekly 'I look forward to seeing what mishap next awaits the unlikely hero of Jack Blackjack' Historical Novel Society DANGER LIES IN WAIT IN TUDOR LONDON . . . London, 1554. Light-fingered Jack Blackjack wakes in a tavern's yard with a sore head, his knife smeared with blood and a dead stranger lying beside him. Jack may have robbed the man but he's certain that he didn't kill him. Unfortunately, the man's purse contains something much more valuable than money and, as the prime suspect for the murder, everyone is on Jack's tail. He needs to get out of the city, and fast, but a rebel army is marching on London: the bridge is blocked and every gate manned. Trapped in the city, Jack must avoid being caught long enough to find the real murderer.

A Missed Murder

A Missed Murder

Author: Michael Jecks Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/08/2019

The Dead Don't Wait

The Dead Don't Wait

Author: Michael Jecks Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/07/2019

A Missed Murder

A Missed Murder

Author: Michael Jecks Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/04/2019

A Murder Too Soon

A Murder Too Soon

Author: Michael Jecks Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/08/2018

A Missed Murder

A Missed Murder

Author: Michael Jecks Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/08/2018

A Murder Too Soon

A Murder Too Soon

Author: Michael Jecks Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/02/2018

Pilgrim's War

Pilgrim's War

Author: Michael Jecks Format: eBook Release Date: 08/02/2018

The first instalment of a thrilling new crusader series in the style of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell.France, 1096. Crowds gather in Sens to hear the man known as the Hermit speak. He talks of a pilgrimage to the city of Jerusalem, one filled with promise for the Christian soldiers who march with him. Sybille knows the perils of the road ahead, but she has no choice. Her husband is a reckless gambler, easily swayed by the Hermit's words. She must follow her husband and join the great pilgrimage. For Odo, the pilgrimage is all. It provides him an opportunity to demonstrate his faith and piety. His brother Fulk seeks relief from boredom and the restraints of apprenticeship. He craves adventure and excitement. Jeanne and Guillemette have been treated badly by the men in their life but this is their chance for redemption and a brighter future. But life on the road for two women alone will be perilous . . . On the long road to Jerusalem, right and wrong, love and hate, virtue and sins will become blurred. Each must survive as best they can. Who will live to reach it and will the sacrifices they must make to get there be worth the price they all must pay?What readers are saying aboutMichael Jecks ';A cracking read in the best style of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell, this will delight existing fans and bring many more to the fold' Manda Scott ';Vivid imagination and gripping prose exactly what I expected from Michael Jecks' Anthony Riches ';Michael Jecks at his very best. A breath-taking adventure which sweeps the reader directly into the heat, passion and horror of the infamous siege. Michael Jecks' detailed knowledge of medieval warfare sets this novel ablaze. Utterly enthralling' Karen Maitland ';Classic Jecks and that's as good as it gets!' Susanna Gregory ';Compellingly brought to life both bloody reality and glorious courage' Julian Stockwin ';Michael Jecks is the master of the medieval whodunit. I want more' Robert Low ';Well told and often graphically chilling' Historical Novel Society ';Wonderfully descriptive battle sequences . . . a cracking read and a series that Historical Fiction fans will just love' Falcata Times

Pilgrim's War

Pilgrim's War

Author: Michael Jecks Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/02/2018

The first instalment of a thrilling new crusader series in the style of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell. France, 1096. Crowds gather in Sens to hear the man known as the Hermit speak. He talks of a pilgrimage to the city of Jerusalem, one filled with promise for the Christian soldiers who march with him. Sybille knows the perils of the road ahead, but she has no choice. Her husband is a reckless gambler, easily swayed by the Hermit's words. She must follow her husband and join the great pilgrimage. For Odo, the pilgrimage is all. It provides him an opportunity to demonstrate his faith and piety. His brother Fulk seeks relief from boredom and the restraints of apprenticeship. He craves adventure and excitement. Jeanne and Guillemette have been treated badly by the men in their life but this is their chance for redemption and a brighter future. But life on the road for two women alone will be perilous . . . On the long road to Jerusalem, right and wrong, love and hate, virtue and sins will become blurred. Each must survive as best they can. Who will live to reach it - and will the sacrifices they must make to get there be worth the price they all must pay? What readers are saying about Michael Jecks 'A cracking read in the best style of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell, this will delight existing fans and bring many more to the fold' Manda Scott 'Vivid imagination and gripping prose - exactly what I expected from Michael Jecks' Anthony Riches 'Michael Jecks at his very best. A breath-taking adventure which sweeps the reader directly into the heat, passion and horror of the infamous siege. Michael Jecks' detailed knowledge of medieval warfare sets this novel ablaze. Utterly enthralling' Karen Maitland 'Classic Jecks - and that's as good as it gets!' Susanna Gregory 'Compellingly brought to life - both bloody reality and glorious courage' Julian Stockwin 'Michael Jecks is the master of the medieval whodunit. I want more' Robert Low 'Well told and often graphically chilling' Historical Novel Society 'Wonderfully descriptive battle sequences . . . a cracking read and a series that Historical Fiction fans will just love' Falcata Times

Blood of the Innocents

Blood of the Innocents

Author: Michael Jecks Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/08/2017

The thrilling finale to the Vintener trilogy from the master of historical adventure. France, 1356: Ten years have passed since the battle of Crecy, and the English fighters are still abroad, laying siege to cities, towns and even small villages. Meanwhile the Prince of Wales raids across France to draw King John into a battle for sovereignty. Berenger Fripper, having lost everything to the plague, is now captain of a company of mercenaries, but treachery and deceit dog him when his travels with the company lead him to Uzerche. And then his path crosses that of Prince Edward and his men as they embark on their latest chevauchee to bring death and disaster to the King of France's subjects. Enlisted as Vintener under Sir John de Sully, Berenger finds himself drawn into a new struggle. Can the English defeat the much larger French army, or will they find themselves finally overcome when their weary feet bring them at last to the field of battle near Poitiers...

Alive or Dead

Alive or Dead

Author: Michael Jecks Format: eBook Release Date: 03/08/2017

An original short story taken from the anthology Motives for Murder, by members of The Detection ClubA classic tale of domestic suspense from renowned historical author Michael Jecks.Detective Sergeant Blake is called to a perplexing scene in a posh home: a dead man, his unconscious wife, and a dead intruder...what really led to this tragic scene?