Joliffe the Player is the central character in a series of historical mystery novels by American author Margaret Frazer. We first meet Joliffe in Frazer’s Dame Frevisse series, although the series is set slightly before the former series. Joliffe begins the series as apart of an acting troupe that travels the countryside of England, but […]


Margaret Frazer is the pen name of American author Gail Frazer (1946-2013), who wrote historical mysteries and other historical fiction. Margaret Frazer is best known for her Sister Frevisse and Joliffe the Player mysteries. Her first novel was published the same summer that she was first diagnosed with breast cancer. She fought for over twenty […]