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Darker Jewels

Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn

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ISBN 10: 0312852967 / ISBN 13: 9780312852962
Published by Tor Books, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1993
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Copy has slight pressure on the lower front corner tip, dj has rubbing. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Le Comte de Saint-Germain is many things; alchemist, ambassador, lover and the most seductive vampire since Dracula himself. Throughout countless centuries, he has brought passion and adventure to many exotic historical eras, Darker Jewels reveals for the first time a dramatic and powerful chapter in the immortal existence of Saint Germain. Yarbo's knowledge of history and fastidious attention to detail combine to form a afascinating backdrop for thsese supernatural intrigues. Map and author's notes. 398pp. Desirable!. Bookseller Inventory # 002397

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Title: Darker Jewels

Publisher: Tor Books, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Inscribed By Author

Edition: 1st Edition, 1st Printing

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Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's immortal vampire, the Comte de Saint-Germain, is one of the most popular characters of his kind ever created. Publishers Weekly has called him a "veritable Prince Charming of the darker arts."

In Darker Jewels the Count is sent by the King Of Poland to the court of Russia's Ivan IV, to use his alchemical skills to craft unearthly gems for the mad emperor. there he finds not only dark intrigue and heart-stopping danger, but a breathtakingly beautiful woman to whom he loses his heart.

About the Author:

Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's interests range from music--she composes and has studied seven different instruments as well as voice--to history, from horseback riding to needlepoint. Her writing is similarly wide-ranging; under her own name and pseudonyms, she has written everything from westerns to mysteries, from science fiction to nonfiction history.

Yarbro's critically-acclaimed historical horror novels featuring the Count Saint-Germain, including Hotel Transylvania, A Feast in Exile, Communion Blood, and Night Blooming, have a loyal readership. Chelsea Quinn Yarbro has always lived in California and currently makes her home in the Berkeley area.

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