The author of the bestselling book "The Plantagenets" picks up the story of the English crown where his last book left off. It describes how the longest-reigning British royal family tore itself apart and was replaced by the Tudors.
To mark the anniversary of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s birth 150 years ago this month, Diane and her guests discuss the most famous of his mysteries. It’s the tale of an ancient curse and a savage ghostly beast.
- Peter Blau geologist, journalist, and secretary of The Baker Street Irregulars.
- Daniel Stashower author of the Conan Doyle biography "Teller of Tales" and co-editor of "Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters." His most recent book is "The Beautiful Cigar Girl: Mary Rogers, Edgar Allan Poe and the Invention of Murder." A two-time Edgar award winner, he is the author of five mystery novels.
- Carla Coupe mystery writer
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