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Falconer, Colin 1953-

Works: 125 works in 424 publications in 14 languages and 5,054 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Biographical fiction  Suspense fiction  War stories  Spy stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6056.A537, 823.914
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Publications about Colin Falconer
Publications by Colin Falconer
Most widely held works about Colin Falconer
Most widely held works by Colin Falconer
When we were gods : a novel of Cleopatra by Colin Falconer( Book )
24 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 808 libraries worldwide
The story of Cleopatra VII of Egypt, her bold plot to woo Julius Caesar in order to save her country, and her wild affair with Marc Antony, Caesar's protégé and successor
Feathered serpent : a novel of the Mexican conquest by Colin Falconer( Book )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 536 libraries worldwide
"A high-born Mexica heiress, she [Malinali] was sold into slavery as a child, and it was a slave of the Maya that she met the Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes."--Jacket
The sultan's harem : a novel by Colin Falconer( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 486 libraries worldwide
Inciting the envy of numerous European kings for his unrivaled collection of beautiful wives, slaves, and concubines, Suleyman of the Ottoman Empire is targeted by Tartar slave Hurrem, who plots to overthrow Suleyman and capture his harem. By the author of When We Were Gods. Reader's Guide included
Silk Road by Colin Falconer( Book )
26 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 365 libraries worldwide
1259 AD: Josseran Sarrazini is a man divided in his soul. A Christian Knight Templar haunted by a shameful past, he hopes to find redemption in a dangerous crusade: a journey from Palestine to Xanadu, to form a crucial allegiance against the Saracens at the legendary court to Kubilai Khan - the seat of the Mongol Empire. Instead he finds the solace he seeks in a warrior-princess from a heathen tribe. Beautiful and ferocious, Khutelun is a Tartar, a nomadic rider of the Mongolian steppe. Although their own union is utterly impossible, she will find in Josseran what she cannot find in one of her own
Stigmata by Colin Falconer( Book )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 226 libraries worldwide
1205 AD: Philip of Vercy sails away from the roasting wasteland where he has passed the last year. As a Knight of the Realm, he has fought the infidel in the Holy Land. Now, after twelve months of savage, bloody warfare in the scorching sun, he is finally coming home to his castle, to peace, and to his beloved wife. But France offers neither comfort or peace. His wife has died in childbirth, his young son is dying of a wasting disease, and, in the south, his Cathar countrymen are being brutally persecuted. When Philip hears rumours of a healer in the Languedoc, a young woman blessed by God and marked with Christ's Stigmata, he rides out on a desperate quest to save his son. His journey takes him into a vision of hell that outstrips even what he saw in Outremer. Disgusted by the senseless slaughter, Philip gradually becomes embroiled in the Cathar cause. And then he finds his miracle: Fabrisse Berenger, the beautiful, loving daughter of Cathar parents. She is bewildered by her strange wounds, but Philip is fascinated by them ... and more fascinated by the serene goodness of Fabricia herself. Together, the pair must flee persecution under cover of darkness - but they cannot hold off the Pope's soldiers forever. Their destiny will be decided in the snows of the Black Mountains where Fabricia and Philip must make choices not just to save their lives, but their souls
Aztec by Colin Falconer( Book )
31 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 167 libraries worldwide
The daughter if a prophet and the child slave of Spanish adventurer Hernan Cortes, the life of the Aztec princess Malinali is one of the most enduring legends of Mexico. Her role in history divides opinion even today. Reviled by some as a traitor responsible for the destruction of the Indians, worshiped by others as a heroine and symbolic mother of the nation, hers is the most extraordinary story in the history of the Americas. The legendary Aztec civilization is here brought to life in blazing colour, as the author traces the story of the enigmatic Malinali who held for a moment the future of an entire country in her hands. Contradictory, sensuous and fiercely intelligent, Malinali became the key to Cortes conquest of Mexico. It is a story of impossible odds, unimaginable cruelty, extraordinary courage and craven betrayal. Who were the heroes and who the villains? Today the Aztecs are a distant memory. But Malinali's name lives on. This book spent four months on the best seller lists in Mexico, re-igniting debate yet again about the true heritage of a people and the very nature of western colonisation of the natural world
Harem by Colin Falconer( Book )
37 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 160 libraries worldwide
"Colin Falconer is the best selling author of WHEN WE WERE GODS and AZTEC and over twenty other novels. His books have been translated into seventeen languages. "A page-turner ... This peek behind the walls of the seraglio will seduce lovers of large-scale historical fiction."--Booklist
Colossus by Colin Falconer( Book )
4 editions published in 2015 in English and Czech and held by 126 libraries worldwide
"A sweeping tale of courage, honor, and betrayal in the army of Alexander the Great Babylon, 323 BC. Alexander the Great has survived every effort to kill him. Restless, ruthless, he wonders which world to conquer next. He has a powerful new weapon--the war elephants he brought back from India. He also has a conquest in mind--the fabulous empire of Carthage. As Alexander plots, a war elephant named Colossus violently lashes out against the soldiers who are tormenting him, and only one trainer has the courage to calm the massive beast. When Alexander notices the young man's bravery, Gajendra begins a meteoric climb through the ranks of the Macedonian army, protected by the fierce but devoted Colossus. As captain of the elephants, Gajendra is deeply loyal to Alexander, the great General who plucked him from obscurity. But as he sees how luxury and power have corrupted his champion, he faces a terrible choice: Just as Gajendra glimpses the ultimate prize, he realizes that in order to become the heir to Alexander's throne and gain all he's dreamed of, he must betray everything he loves ... Colossus is an epic tale of immense evil, pitiless gods and burning cities, of dwarves, priestesses and kings, and of the profound friendship between animal and master. It is the story of two men--one with boundless ambition, and one who reaches for undreamed-of power, all set against the warp of history as Alexander's army approaches the gates of Rome."--
The certainty of doing evil by Colin Falconer( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Pearls by Colin Falconer( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 120 libraries worldwide
It's 1913 and Cameron MacKenzie, a young Scotsman, has come to Broome hoping to find a pearl that will make his fortune. Set against the backdrop of pearling in Broome in the early 20th century, and filled with a fascinating array of characters
Rough justice by Colin Falconer( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Twee detectives werken samen om een moord, een verkrachting en de dood van een politieman te onderzoeken
Disappeared by Colin Falconer( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and Czech and held by 111 libraries worldwide
What is the most terrible secret a father could hide from his daughter? Buenos Aires, 1976. The generals take control and for rich Jewish financiers like Reuben Altman the world is coming to an end, just as it should be beginning. He has a beautiful wife who has just given him two twin baby daughters, Diana and Simone. But the night the death squads come to his apartment, he is not there, he is with his mistress. It is a sin he will pay for, over and over again. The man who tortures and murders his wife also takes one of his baby daughters as his own. But what happened to Diana? Many years later, after the junta are overthrown, Reuben Altman returns to Argentine to try and unravel the secrets. A deeply religious country with a dark and violent past, Argentine has always treated its generals with as much reverence as its priests. So it does not surprise him when his search leads him to Rome and the headquarters of the Cathholic Church. In uncovering the truth he threatens men with powerful links to the international arms business and the Vatican bank itself. But Reuben is a man looking for redemption and will stop at nothing to bring his daughters back together and uncover the most terrible secret any father can ever keep. Colin Falconer is the international best selling author of ANASTASIA and the OPIUM series and fifteen other best selling novels. His books have been translated into eighteen languages
Deathwatch by Colin Falconer( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and Czech and held by 107 libraries worldwide
My beautiful spy by Colin Falconer( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Stairway to the moon by Colin Falconer( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 99 libraries worldwide
There was only ever one woman in the life of Jamie Niland. But Elvie McKenzie, scarred by loss and humiliation, has learned too well that if you don't love, you don't get hurt. As the once booming pearling town of Broome dies around them and war looms, the secret that links their destinies draws them together even as it tears them apart
Anastasia by Colin Falconer( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Falconer weaves a pacy story of obsession, love, greed and corruption . Really well done.' - Sydney Morning Herald
Opium by Colin Falconer( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and Czech and held by 86 libraries worldwide
How was he ever going to win her back? Wasn't she the one who asked him: 'Do you want to chase clouds forever?' Well, then he had to do some things he wasn't too proud of, so that they could live this diamond life, become 'un vrai monsieur', get some respect. Be a boss in his own right. Wasn't that what she wanted? One day I will make her love me again .' Saigon 1967. As Indochina explodes into a bloody war, Baptiste Crocé expands his father-in-laws' opium business. Now the Americans have a taste for white powder and Europe is demanding more and more. He could soon be rich beyond his wildest dreams. It would be perfect but for one thing. He wants his wife to love him again. While Mao's revolution spills over into Hong Kong, Douglas Ho, Red Pole of the Fei Leung triad establishes heroin factories inside the Burma jungles. The opium business is going big time. Soon the mafia arrive. But while Noelle Crocé dreams of the lover she left behind, his son returns to Indochina to fly in America's secret war in Laos. But his own affair with a New York journalist spills over into politics. Does he show her the secrets of Air Opium, or will Asia corrupt him as it corrupted his father and everyone who touches the opium trade? Air Opium is the second book in the 'Opium' saga, tracing the growth of the international heroin trade in Asia 1960-1969
Venom by Colin Falconer( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 85 libraries worldwide
"René Budjinski did not hear a word of the public prosecutor's opening speech. He was reliving those last climactic hours in Varanasi, and asking himself, as he asked himself so many times, if it had all been worth it. The past year had seemed endless, waiting for this day when perhaps the sacrifice could be justified. Was it enough that they had him in chains, and that the killing had stopped? Would any punishment be enough? He raised his head and searched the mass of faces. Michel was slouched in his chair, his wrists manacled in his lap. He wondered what he was feeling. Confusion? Fear? His face betrayed nothing. Michel caught Budjinski's stare and a mocking half-smile formed on his lips. But Budjinski did not see it. He was lost once more in his reverie; a skein of smoke rose over the grey river, and he heard the sounds of his own screams. Over a year ago but the horror of it was still fresh in his memory. He realized that the man next to him was staring. His hands had tightened into fists on the wooden bench and his body was shaking with the force of his rage. If the Indians did not convict him he would kill this bastard himself."
Dangerous by Colin Falconer( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and Czech and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Triad by Colin Falconer( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 74 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Bowles, Colin, 1953-

Arbanville, Mark d'.
Bowles, Colin.
Bowles, Colin 1953-
Colin Falconer britischer Schriftsteller und Journalist
Colin Falconer Brits schrijver
D'Arbanville, Mark.
Falconer, Colin
Колин Боулс
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Turkish (14)
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