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The Principessa

Author: Christie Dickason
Publisher: London : Harper, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Robert Cecil, Secretary of State to James I, has a problem. He owes a vast and secret debt to the Prince of La Spada, who is dying and has called in the loan -- and Cecil cannot pay. Even worse, he has staked as security, without royal authority, the King's Great Pearl. To Cecil's surprise, the Prince will agree to a hostage but he wants Cecil's firemaster: Francis Quoynt, the best in his dangerous business. Cecil  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Romance fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christie Dickason
ISBN: 9780007252121 0007252129 9780007230396 0007230397
OCLC Number: 225488749
Description: 501 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Christie Dickason.

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Sumptuous, glorious evocation of Jacobean London and Renaissance Italy from the acclaimed author of The Firemaster's Mistress.  Read more...

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