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Mistress of the Art of Death

by Franklin, Ariana

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Published
2008
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Fine
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1st Pbk Edition
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9780425219256
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New York: Berkley, 2008 In Cambridge, four children have been murdered. Wrongly accused of the crimes, a small community of Jews threatened by Catholic mobs is given sanctuary by Henry II. To assist in proving their innocence, he summons an expert in the science of deduction and the art of death. She is Adelia, a prodigy from the Medical School… Read more
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Ramage and the Guillotine

by Pope, Dudley

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Published
1977
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Very Good
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Reprint
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9780006148234
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London: Fontana Press, 1977 Reprint. Pbk. Very Good.
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The Wicked Day

by Stewart,Mary

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Published
1983
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Fine
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1st Canadian Edition
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9780340322376
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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1983 Far from being the scourge of Arthur, his bastard son Mordred actually strives to resist Merlin's prophecy of doom. But he is thwarted by the schemes of his sorceress mother, Queen Morgause, who has brought him up to be her revenge incarnate, and by misunderstandings beyond his control. Prophecy triumphs, and the confrontation that is… Read more
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Soldier of the Mist

by Wolfe, Gene

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Published
1987
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Near Fine
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1st Pbk Edition
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9780312937348
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New York: Tor/Tom Docherty, 1987 Historical novel blending fantasy and ancient Greek history - " 'In times long past the gods still walked the Earth, and nowhere more so than amid the glory that was ancient Greece. It is 479 B. C. Latro, a mercenary soldier from the north, has suffered a head wound that has robbed him of his… Read more
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An Act of Courage

by Mallinson, Allan

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Published
2006
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Near Fine
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1st Pbk Edition
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9780553817881
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New York: Bantam, 2006 The seventh novel in the acclaimed and bestselling Matthew Hervey series finds Hervey alone and a prisoner in the fortress of Badajos on the Spanish border. While Hervey -- taken captive in the final pages of The Sabre's Edge -- plans his escape from the Spanish, his memories turn to 1812 when, as a young cornet,… Read more
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A Dead Man in Deptford

by Burgess, Anthony

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Published
1995
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As New
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1st US Ed.
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9780786701926
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New York: Carroll & Graf, 1995 "With a cast which included Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Kyd, the Earl of Essex and all the heroes of Elizabethan theatre, with the sights, smells and spectacle of sixteenth-century London as a backdrop, this is a novel of immense power and readability, a triumphant fulfilment of the wish Anthony Burgess expressed many years ago… Read more
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Family Favourites

by Duggan,Alfred

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Published
1975
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Near Fine
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Reprint
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9780450021299
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London: New English Library, 1975 This is the story of Elagabalus, named after the Syrian Sun god and sky-stone. At thirteen years he led his army victoriously against the might of the Emperor of Rome. He was a god-like young man: strong, beautiful, charming, and beloved of his soldiers. Once established as Emperor though, his family sought to influence him,… Read more
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Far Fly the Eagles

by Anthony, Evelyn

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Published
1989
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Very Good
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1st Pbk Edition
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9780340497401
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London: Coronet, 1989 Imperial Russia’s Czar Alexander I battles Napoleon for control of Europe. After declaring himself Emperor of France following a sweeping victory in Europe, General Napoleon Bonaparte, the son of a poor Corsican lawyer, is ready for his next conquest. He has no doubt that he can defeat Austria, and is confident that Russia will soon follow. After… Read more
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Leopards and Lilies

by Duggan, Alfred [Alfredo León Duggan 1903-1964]

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Published
1950
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Near Fine
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1st.US Edition.
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New York: Coward McCann, 1950 A noblewoman seeking her own advantage in the dangerous politics of England under King John and Henry III. 278p.. 1st.US Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good, Slight Chips.
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Count Bohemond

by Duggan,Alfred

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Published
1973
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Very Good
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Paperback
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9780450015298
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London: New English Library, 1973 Count Bohemond takes us back to the first crusade and we are able to recount the career of a great Norman war leader - Bohemond the First, Prince of Antioch. A fascinating story of battles with formidable enemies and complex attitudes and motives among the by no means united Crusaders.. Paperback. Pbk.. Very Good.
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The King's Pleasure

by Lofts, Norah

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Published
1969
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Very Good
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New York: Doubleday, 1969 A biographical novel of the life of Katharine of Aragon, from her childhood in Spain to her reign and downfall in England as the first wife of Henry VII. A princess by birth and a queen by marriage, Katharine always held the highest aspirations for her life, never doubting a vision both she and her mother,… Read more
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Maria

by Price, Eugenia

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Published
1983
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Near Fine
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Reprint
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9780553263626
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New York: Bantam, 1983 A heroine you'll never forget. A woman who battles fiercely for survival and her own independence, but surrenders completely to the man she loves. This is Eugenia Price's inspiring story of a unique American Heroine - a woman whose strength and resourcefulness overcame every obstacle to survival in an untamed and turbulent land as it struggled… Read more
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Tomorrow's Fire

by Williams, Jay

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Published
1971
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Fine
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1st Pbk Edition
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9780450006968
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London: New English Library, 1971 The journal of a Crusading troubadour. Deny was a restless youth, determined to seek his fortune as a singer and poet as he wanders from castle to castle, from one baron's lady to another. Then he meets Richard the Lionheart. The English king is a surprise - wayward, vainglorious, full of trickery and a homosexual… Read more
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Silence in Hanover Close

by Perry, Anne

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Published
1989
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Very Good +
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9780449216866
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New York: Fawcett, 1989 [Charlotte & Thomas Pitt Novels) When Inspector Thomas Pitt was asked to reopen a three-year-old murder case which had taken place in London's luxurious Hanover Close, he was all too aware that his superiors wanted him to smooth thinks over. But penetrating the reserve of high society households would take more finesse than Pitt could… Read more
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The Gryphon's Skull

by Turtletaub, H.N. pseud. (Turtledove,Harry)

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Published
2002
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As New
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1st.US Ed..
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9780312872229
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New York: Forge., 2002 This sequel to OVER THE WINE-DARK SEA is again about Mededemos the sailor and his scholarly cousin, Sostratos, who in the third century B.C. travel together to Athens to sell the family emeralds and narrowly escape menacing pirates, bloody battles, and fearsome storms. (may have remainder mark). 1st.US Ed... Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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Over the Wine Dark Sea

by Turtletaub, H.N. pseud. (Turtledove,Harry)

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Published
2001
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1st.US Ed..
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9780312876609
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New York: Forge., 2001 "Greek traders dominate the Eastern Mediterranean, from Italy and Carthage in the west to the Levant in the east. The great Alexander is thirteen years dead, and his feuding generals gaze covetously at one another"s portions of empire. Amidst mounting tension, the trading city of Rhodes is prosperous - and studiedly neutral. There in Rhodes, Menedemos… Read more
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My Lord John

by Heyer, Georgette

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Published
1975
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Fine
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1st UK Edition
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9780370105925
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London: Bodley Head, 1975 "John, Duke of Bedford - very human, immensely powerful, intensely virile. he is an unforgettable figure in England's most turbulent and bawdy era. Master of court intrigue, perilously close to the awesome responsibilities of the Crown, he remained a full-blooded young Englishman,an unrestrained lover, an unbridled seeker of adventure and pleasure." 334p,. Published posthumously the last… Read more
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A Necessary Evil

by March, Hannah

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Published
2002
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Very Good
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1st Pbk Edition
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9780747266280
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London: Headline Book Publishing, 2002 The fifth novel in the gripping Georgian mystery series chronicling the adventures of Robert Fairfax. A must-read for fans of historical crime fiction. To Bath in its Georgian heyday come colourful visitors - the grand, fortune hunters, heiresses, invalids and imposters. Among them is Colonel Sir James Delabole - wealthy, gouty and seeking to make… Read more
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The Wastrel

by Margaret Moore

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Published
1996
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Good > Very Good
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1st Pbk Edition
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9780373289448
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Toronto: Harlequin, 1996 (Harlequin Historical #344 (Most Unsuitable Men Trilogy, Book 1) Clara Wells's eccentric family drew enough sidelong glances her way that she could do without the attentions of London's most notorious rake. But the sinfully charming Lord Mulholland was renowned for getting whatever, or whomever, he desired..Paris Mulholland had long guarded his heart with a string of elegant,… Read more
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To the Castle

by Wolf, Joan

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Published
2005
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Fine
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1st Pbk Edition
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9780778322030
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New York: MIRA, 2005 Twelfth-century Normandy -- as a fierce battle for the crown erupts, a powerful knight and his innocent bride will discover their destinies are passionately entwined.... Just weeks away from taking her holy vows, Nell de Bonvile learns of her elder sister's tragic death. Swept from the convent, she is ordered to take Sybilla's place as bride… Read more
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