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A Crowning Mercy

Crowning Mercy Series, Book 1 · Crowning Mercy

by Bernard Cornwell


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In a country at war, a secret inheritance reveals a dark conspiracy ... On a sunlit afternoon in seventeenth-century Dorset, a young girl falls in love with a stranger. But when her Puritan brother tries to force her into an unbearable marriage she flees, taking with her only the gift left to her by her unknown father, a gold pendant sealed by an engraving of an axe, and the words: St Matthew. One of four intricately wrought seals – each holding a secret within – it can, when combined with the other three, bring great wealth and power. This power is her true inheritance – but it's a perilous legacy others will kill for ...

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HarperCollins Publishers
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Crowning Mercy


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Bernard Cornwell (Author)

Bernard Cornwell was born in London, raised in Essex and worked for the BBC for eleven years before meeting Judy, his American wife. Denied an American work permit he wrote a novel instead and has been writing ever since. He and Judy divide their ...

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