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

by Deron R. Hicks and Mark Edward Geyer

Another globe-spinning literary mystery awaits as Colophon Letterford's quest to uncover Shakespeare's secrets takes her back to his puzzling roots in this thrilling sequel to Secrets of Shakespeare's Grave.


  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780544336308
  • ISBN-10: 0544336305
  • Pages: 320
  • Publication Date: 10/14/2014
  • Carton Quantity: 24

About the book

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
Deron R. Hicks

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

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


"A spirited follow-up to Secrets of Shakespeare's Grave. . . It will appeal largely to mystery fans who enjoy delving into historical puzzles."

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