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The splendour falls

Author: Susanna Kearsley
Publisher: London : Allison & Busby, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the labyrinths of an ancient city lies a Queen's treasure ... 1205 - the town of Chinon is beseiged by enemies of King John, and his young Queen calls upon a trusted servant to conceal her treasured jewels. Emily Braden is intrigued by the medieval story of Queen Isabelle, and cannot resist when her cousin Harry, a historian, suggests a trip to the white-walled town of Chinon, nestling in France's Loire Valley.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Mystery fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susanna Kearsley
ISBN: 9780749040314 0749040319
OCLC Number: 796727811
Description: 415 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Susanna Kearsley.

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1205. Chinon is beseiged and young Queen Isabelle calls upon a trusted servant to conceal her treasured jewels. Emily Braden cannot resist when her cousin Harry suggests a trip to the white-walled  Read more...

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'Thrilling, haunting and deeply romantic' Rachel Hore, bestselling author of A Gathering Storm 'Like something out of the pages of Daphne du Maurier' Daily Express

 
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