The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 23.0312  Monday, 23 July 2012


From:        Jinny Webber <  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

Date:         Friday, July 20, 2012

Subject:     The Secret Player by Jinny Webber


[Editor’s Note: Last week’s announcement of the publication of SHAKSPERean Jinny Webber’s The Secret Player did not include the information about purchasing the book. It is included below along with the original announcement. –Hardy]


The Secret Player by Jinny Webber, will be published August 6, 2012. The first of a trilogy, it begins the story of the actor Alexander Cooke, player listed in the First Folio who is credited by Edmund Malone as originating Shakespeare’s principal female roles. The fictional twist: in this story, Alexander Cooke was born female. 


Copies ordered from the website before the release will be discounted:; Kindle and Nook versions available online after that date. 


The Secret Player: Book orders should be placed at


Cover: The Secret Player (2.51 MB)


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