The Fallen Angels

The Fallen Angels

Paperback - 2005
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"If you love historical drama...then look no further."
-- Boston Globe

The magnificent sequel to A Crowning Mercy, Fallen Angels reunites New York Times bestseller Bernard Cornwell--whom the Washington Post calls, "perhaps the greatest writer of historical adventure novels today"--with co-author Susannah Kells for a breathtaking story brimming with excitement, intrigue, danger, and passion. A tale that ranges from the splendor of a grand English estate to the streets of revolutionaryParisduringFrance's Reign of Terror, Fallen Angels is a novel that will equally delight followers of Cornwell's Richard Sharpe, Nathaniel Starbuck, and other bestselling series as well as readers who love the sweeping historical dramas of Diana Gabaldon and Sharon Kay Penman.

Published: New York : HarperTorch, 2005, c1984.
ISBN: 9780060725655
0060725656
Branch Call Number: F COR
Characteristics: 450 p. ;,18 cm.
Additional Contributors: Kells, Susannah

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JamesWEwins
Feb 22, 2012

Reads more like a who done it than The Fort & Agincourt which were excellant

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kyleprince
Jul 29, 2011

The sequel to Kells' A Crowning Mercy follows the family of Lazender and the decendents of Dorcas "campion" Slythe a century and a half later. The Family Lazender are now Earls and the wealthiest family in Britain but in great danger as the French revolution and the coming war between Britain and France threatens their little kingdom. A secret society from France called the fallen angels lead by 3 mysterious and evil men, an unknown rogue, a priest turned revolutionary leader and a member of English Parliament plan to bring the revolution to England by seizing the fortune of Lazender. With the Earl of Lazender dying, eldest son already dead, the second son Toby in France fighting and aiding counter-revolutionaries and the Earl's nephew in serious debt Lazen holds by a thread. Campion, the Earl's only daughter and her brother are the only ones who holds this thread. Campion is nearly killed and is saved by a dashing cavalry officer and also encounters a mysterious Gypsy who works for her brother is aided by cranky old British spymater, her uncle a French aristocrat in Exile, a midwife and many other characters all leading to the revelation of the Fallen angels, and the identity of its mysterious leader.

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