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The vanishing witch

Author: Karen Maitland
Publisher: London : Headline Review, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Take one wealthy merchant. Add one charming widow. And one dying wife. The reign of Richard II is troubled, the poor are about to become poorer still and landowners are lining their pockets. It's a case of every man for himself, whatever his status or wealth. But in a world where nothing can be taken at face value, who can you trust? The dour wool merchant? His impulsive son? The stepdaughter with the hypnotic eyes?  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction)
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Maitland
ISBN: 9781472215000 1472215001
OCLC Number: 887895508
Description: 497 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Karen Maitland.

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The critically acclaimed Queen of the Dark Ages introduces a chilling novel set against the backdrop of the Peasants' Revolt.  Read more...

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A richly evocative page-turner which brings to life a lost and terrible period of British history, with a disturbing final twist worthy of a master of the spine-tingler such as Henry James * Daily Read more...

 
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