Sherry at the Semicolon blog discusses After the Ball by Patricia Beard, Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult, Pagan's Crusade by Catherine Jinks, and The Shakespeare Stealer by Gary Blackwood. The last is a young adult novel with lots of Shakespearean details, she says.
(BTW: Is there some sort of Shakespeare revival going on, or am I just stumbling across a lot of references to him lately? It seems like I hadn't heard much about him for a while, and now it feels like just about every time I turn around there's another mention or use of Shakespeare.)
'The King's Hounds,' by Martin Jensen - This one should have been a winner. Certainly for me. A hard-boiled mystery set in the Viking Age, [...]
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