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The raven's heart

Author: Jesse Blackadder
Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI : Bywater Books, 2012, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : Bywater Books 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Scotland, 1561, and a ship comes across the North Sea carrying home Mary, the young, charismatic Queen of Scots, returning after 13 years in the French court to wrest back control of her throne. The Blackadder family has long awaited for the Queen's return to bring them justice. Alison Blackadder, disguised as a boy from childhood to protect her from the murderous clan that stole their lands, must learn to be a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Lesbian fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Mary, Queen of Scots
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jesse Blackadder
ISBN: 9781612940274 1612940277
OCLC Number: 783153112
Notes: "A story of a quest, a castle, and Mary Queen of Scots"--Cover.
"The Raven's Heart was first published in Australia in 2011 by HarperCollinsPublishers Australia Pty Limited"--T.p. verso.
Description: ii, 461 p. : maps ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Jesse Blackadder.

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"Scotland, 1561, and a ship comes across the North Sea carrying home Mary, the young, charismatic Queen of Scots, returning after 13 years in the French court to wrest back control of her throne. The Blackadder family has long awaited for the Queen's return to bring them justice. Alison Blackadder, disguised as a boy from childhood to protect her from the murderous clan that stole their lands, must learn to be a lady-in-waiting to the Queen, building a web of dependence and reward. Just as the Queen can trust nobody, Alison discovers lies, danger, and treachery at every turn. Then, unexpectedly, she finds love. This sweeping, imaginative, and original tale of political intrigue, misplaced loyalty, secret passion, and implacable revenge is based on real characters and events from the reign of Mary Queen of Scots. The Raven's Heart is a breathtaking epic from a bold, fresh new voice"--P. [4] of cover.

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