Jennifer Lee Carrell Discusses her New Novel Interred With Their Bones
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“From Shakespeare conferences to desert mines, from the present to the past, this spirited and action-packed novel delivers constant excitement.” —_Publishers Weekly _
Harvard-trained novelist and scholar Jennifer Lee Carrell discusses her Shakespeare thriller Interred With Their Bones—parts of which are set in the Folger Shakespeare Library. According to Publisher’s Weekly, this fiction debut has “plot twists worthy of The DaVinci Code” and is “spirited and action-packed.”
Jennifer Lee Carrell:
Jennifer Lee Carrell holds a Ph.D in English and American literature from Harvard University and is the author of the nonfiction book The Speckled Monstor: A Historical Tale of Battling Smallpox. A former writer for Smithsonian magazine, Carrell has taught in the history and literature program at Harvard and directed Shakespeare for Harvard’s Hyperion Theatre Company.
Interred With Their Bones
On the eve of the Globe’s production of Hamlet, Shakespeare scholar and theater director Kate Stanley’s eccentric mentor Rosalind Howard gives her a mysterious box, claiming to have made a groundbreaking discovery. But before she can reveal it to Kate, the Globe burns to the ground and Roz is found dead . . . murdered precisely in the manner of Hamlet’s father. Inside the box Kate finds the first piece in a Shakespearean puzzle, setting her on a deadly, high-stakes treasure hunt.
From London to Harvard to the American West, Kate races to evade a killer and decipher a tantalizing string of clues, hidden in the words of Shakespeare, that may unlock literary history’s greatest secret. At once suspenseful and elegantly written, Interred with Their Bones is poised to become the next bestselling novel.
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