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A MURDEROUS PROCESSION.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Putnam, (2010.) dj. Hardcover first edition - In 1176, King Henry II sends his daughter Joanna to Palermo to marry his cousin, the king of Sicily. Henry chooses Adelia Aguilar, a medical doctor and native of Sicily, to travel with the princess. The fourth in the Mistress of the Art of Death series, this is an excellent historical novel which portrays a world just beginning to slide into the grip of the Inquisition. Author's notes. 337 pp. ISBN: 0-399-156283.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line.)Book ID: 56373More details Price: $17.50
THE WINTER GHOSTS.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Putnam, (2011) dj. Hardcover first edition - " In the winter of 1928, still seeking resolution, Freddie is travelling through the French Pyrenees. During a snowstorm, his car spins off the mountain road. He stumbles through woods, emerging in a tiny village. There he meets Fabrissa, a beautiful woman also mourning a lost generation. Over the course of one night, Fabrissa and Freddie share their stories. By the time dawn breaks, he will have stumbled across a tragic mystery that goes back through the centuries" - the story of the massacre of the Cathars by the Inquisition. An attractively produced book with illustrations at the beginning of each chapter, illustrated endpapers. Author's note. 265 pp. ISBN: 9780399157158.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)Book ID: 62021More details Price: $17.50