M.J. Trow
1949-
 

Meirion James Trow was born in Ferndale, South Wales. In his childhood he suffered from ill-health, so his parents decided to move to Macclesfield Forest, high in the Pennines. When he was seven they moved again, this time to Bubbenhall in Warwickshire. He went to Warwick School from 1961 to 1968. In 1968 he went to King's College, London, to read history. After graduation he spent a year at Jesus College, Cambridge. In 1973 he married and in 1976 the couple moved to the Isle of Wight.
He is the creator of:
1. 'Christopher Marlowe', the famous poet as a detective in the 16th century.
2. 'Inspector Lestrade', based on the character from the Sherlock Holmes stories.
3. 'Peter Maxwell', teacher and amateur sleuth.
4. 'Matthew Grand and James Batchelor', 19th century private investigators.
Trow is a member of the Society of Authors and of the Crime Writer's Association. Visit also this site.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 'Christopher Marlowe' Novels
 1) Dark Entry  2011
 2) Silent court  2012
 3) Witch Hammer  2012
 4) Scorpion's Nest  2012
 5) Crimson Rose  2013
 6) Traitor's Storm  2014
 7) Secret World  2015
 8) Eleventh Hour  2017
 'Inpector Lestrade' Novels
 1) The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (Also published as: The Supreme Adventure of Inspector Lestrade)  1985
 2) Brigade: the Further Adventures of Inspector Lestrade  1986
 3) Lestrade and the Hallowed House  1987
 4) Lestrade and the Leviathan  1988
 5) Lestrade and the Brother of Death  1988
 6) Lestrade and the Ripper  1988
 7) Lestrade and the Guardian Angel  1990
 8) Lestrade and the Deadly Game  1990
 9) Lestrade and the Gift of the Prince  1991
10) Lestrade and the Magpie  1991
11) Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand  1992
12) Lestrade and the Sign of Nine  1992
13) Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring  1993
14) Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder  1993
15) Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus  1995
16) Lestrade and the Devil's Own  1996
17) Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra  2014
 'Peter Maxwell' Novels
 1) Maxwell's House  1995
 2) Maxwell's Flame  1995
 3) Maxwell's Movie  1998
 4) Maxwell's War  1999
 5) Maxwell's Curse  2000
 6) Maxwell's Ride  2000
 7) Maxwell's Reunion  2001
 8) Maxwell's Match  2002
 9) Maxwell's Inspection  2003
10) Maxwell's Grave  2004
11) Maxwell's Mask  2005
12) Maxwell's Point  2007
13) Maxwell's Chain  2008
14) Maxwell's Revenge  2009
15) Maxwell's Retirement  2010
16) Maxwell's Island  2011
17) Maxwell's Crossing  2012
18) Maxwell's Return  2014
19) Maxwell's Academy  2015
 'Matthew Grand and James Batchelor' Novels
 1) The Blue and the Grey  2014
 2) The Circle  2016
 3) The Angel  2016
 True Crime Novels
 1) Let Him Have It, Chris  1990
 2) The Wigwam Murder  1994
 3) The Many Faces of Jack the Ripper  1997
 4) Who Killed Kit Marlowe?  2001
 5) Foul Deeds & Suspicious Deaths in the Isle of Wight  2009
 6) The Thames Torso Murders  2011
 7) Ripper Hunter: Abberline and the Whitechapel Murders  2012

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