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All that glitters may well be gold in the third book in the Order of Darkness quartet filled with intrigue, mystery, and romance, from #1 andlt;Iandgt;New York Times andlt;/Iandgt;bestselling author Philippa Gregory.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Tasked to expose a coin counterfeiting scheme, Luca and Isolde travel to Venice just in time for Carnival. Amid the masks, parties, and excitement, the romantic attraction between the two reaches a new intensity that neither can deny.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Their romance is interrupted by the arrival of the alchemist, who may be the con artist theyand#8217;ve been looking for. But as Luca starts to investigate the original charge, the alchemist reveals his true goaland#8212;he plans to create the Philosopherand#8217;s Stone, a mystical substance said to be capable of turning base metals into gold and producing the elixir of life.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;With pounds of undocumented gold coins and an assistant who claims to be decades older than she appears, all evidence points to the possibility that the alchemist has succeeded in his task. But as Luca and Isolde get closer to the truth, they discover that reality may be more sinister than they ever could have imagined.

About the Author

Philippa Gregoryandnbsp;is the author of several bestselling novels, includingandnbsp;andlt;iandgt;The Other Boleyn Girlandlt;/iandgt;,andnbsp;and is a recognized authority on womenand#8217;s history. She studied history at the University of Sussex and received a PhD from the University of Edinburgh. She welcomes visitors to her website, PhilippaGregory.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781442476905
Author:
Gregory, Philippa
Publisher:
Simon Pulse
Author:
Fred van Deelen
Author:
Van Deelen, Fred
Subject:
Historical - Europe
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-Europe
Subject:
secret order; order of darkess; medieval; renaissance; Italy; paranormal; historical; mystery; thriller; witches; alchemy; werewolves; magic; Christianity; End of Times; convent; priests; romance
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Order of Darkness
Series Volume:
3
Publication Date:
20140231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c matte film jacket w- spot UV; b-w vi
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 14

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