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Ariana Franklin was the pen name of British writer Diana Norman. A former journalist, Norman had written several critically acclaimed biographies and historical novels. She lived in Hertfordshire, England, with her husband, the film critic Barry Norman. Note:The Death Maze (UK) is published as The Serpent's Tale in the US. Relics of the Dead (UK) is published as Grave Goods in the US.The Assassin's Prayer (UK) is published as A Murderous Procession in the US.
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A Murderous Procession
Ariana Franklin - 2011-03-01 (first published in 2010)
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Also see: Alternate Cover Editions for this ISBN [ACE] ACE #1 In 1176, King Henry II sends his daughter Joanna to Palermo to marry his cousin, the king of Sicily. Henry chooses Adelia Aguilar, his Mistress of the Art of Death, to travel with the princess and safeguard her health. But when people in the wedding procession are murdered, Adelia and Ro...
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Grave Goods
Ariana Franklin - 2010-03-02 (first published in 2009)
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Combining the best of modern forensic thrillers with the drama of medieval fiction, New York Times' bestselling author Ariana Franklin returns with the third title in the Mistress of the Art of Death series. England, 1176. Beautiful, tranquil Glastonbury Abbey—one of England's holiest sites, and believed by some to be King Arthur's sacred Isle of A...
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City of Shadows
Ariana Franklin - 2007-02-06 (first published in 2006)
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A cultured city scarred by war. . . . An eastern émigré with scars and secrets of her own. . . . A young woman claiming to be a Russian grand duchess. . . . A brazen killer, as vicious as he is clever. . . . A detective driven by decency and the desire for justice.. . . A nightmare political movement steadily gaining power. . . .This is 1922 Berlin...
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Mistress of the Art of Death
Ariana Franklin - 2008-01-29
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A chilling, mesmerizing novel that combines the best of modern forensic thrillers with the detail and drama of historical fiction. In medieval Cambridge, England, four children have been murdered. The crimes are immediately blamed on the town's Jewish community, taken as evidence that Jews sacrifice Christian children in blasphemous ceremonies. To ...
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The Serpent's Tale
Ariana Franklin - 2009-02-03 (first published in 2008)
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Ariana Franklin combines the best of modern forensic thrillers with the drama of historical fiction in the enthralling second novel in the Mistress of the Art of Death series, featuring medieval heroine Adelia Aguilar. Rosamund Clifford, the mistress of King Henry II, has died an agonizing death by poison - and the king's estranged queen, Eleanor o...
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The Winter Siege
A Novel
Ariana Franklin, Samantha Norman - 2015-11-24
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A powerful historical novel by the late Ariana Franklin and her daughter Samantha Norman, The Siege Winter is a tour de force mystery and murder, adventure and intrigue, a battle for a crown, told by two courageous young women whose fates are intertwined in twelfth century England’s devastating civil war.1141. England is engulfed in war as King Ste...
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10 auteurs à lire d'urgence ! - extraits offerts
Fabrice BOURLAND, Harlan COBEN, Maud MAYERAS, Ariana FRANKLIN, David S. KHARA, Karine GIEBEL, James ROLLINS, Franck THILLIEZ, Nicci FRENCH, Sophie LOUBIÈRE - 2015-02-26
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Découvrez 10 romans mis en avant dans le cadre de l'opération promotionnelle Devenez accro au thriller !10 auteurs à découvrir d'urgence !12-21 vous offre les premiers chapitres de dix romans policiers et thrillers, par les auteurs stars du catalogue :- Hollywood Monsters, Fabrice Bourland- À toute épreuve, Harlan Coben- La Confidente des morts, Ar...
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Death and the Maiden
Samantha Norman, Ariana Franklin - 2020-10-20
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“Medieval-mystery writing at its best.”—New York Daily NewsAt long last, the much-anticipated final installment in Ariana Franklin’s popular Mistress of the Art of Death historical mystery series, set in Norman England.England. 1191. After the death of her friend and patron, King Henry II, Adelia Aguilar, England’s vaunted Mistress of the Art of De...