Tower of the Five Orders: The Shakespeare Mysteries, Book 2 (Paperback)

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By Deron R. Hicks, Mark Edward Geyer (Illustrator)
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This is book number 2 in the The Shakespeare Mysteries series.


Colophon Letterford’s life changed overnight when she uncovered Shakespeare’s lost manuscripts. Now the authenticity of those manuscripts is in question and the family publishing business is in danger. In this exciting mystery, thirteen-year-old Colophon travels from Oxford’s lofty Tower of the Five Orders to the dank depths of London’s sewers in her pursuit of truth and honor. But the stakes are high. Budding cryptologists, Shakespeare fans, and mystery lovers alike will revel in the twists and turns of this fascinating middle grade sequel to Secrets of Shakespeare’s Grave.

About the Author

As a lawyer, Deron Hicks investigates mysteries for a living. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in painting and from Mercer Law School. He lives in Warm Springs, Georgia with his wife and children.
Twitter: @DeronHicks
Instagram: @drhicksmysteries 
Facebook: DRHicksMysteries

Mark Edward Geyer is best known as the illustrator of two Stephen King novels: Rose Madder and The Green Mile. Mark has worked in a variety of illustration genres, including corporate advertising, editorial, and architectural. He comes from a long line of artists. Visit his website at

Praise For…

"A spirited follow-up to Secrets of Shakespeare's Grave. . . It will appeal largely to mystery fans who enjoy delving into historical puzzles."
School Library Journal
Product Details
ISBN: 9780544336308
ISBN-10: 0544336305
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: October 14th, 2014
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: The Shakespeare Mysteries