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The Hounds of God

3.75 of 5 stars 3.75  ·  rating details  ·  44 ratings  ·  2 reviews
When Don Pedro is shipwrecked off the Cornish coast and captured by the formidable Lady Margaret Trevanion he expects trouble. What he doesn't expect is to fall in love and run away with Lady Margaret, only to be pursued by his own countrymen. And he certainly hadn't expected that the officers of the Spanish Inquisition would be so ruthless that Don Pedro and Lady Margaret ...more
Hardcover, 327 pages
Published 1928 by Houghton Mifflin
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Donna
After Gervase Crosby earns a knighthood, he expects to return home and marry. His intended, Margaret Trevanion, is an independent woman who's unsure if she wants a husband. Before they can settle their relationship, they're interrupted by a shipwrecked enemy with his own designs on Margaret. Also, there's the Spanish Inquisition.

From the moment he enters the scene, it's obvious that the villain is going to cause problems. But since every character behaves pretty badly early on, he seems sympathe
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Pandora
This one twists more than any other Sabatini's novel at least for me. That's all I will say for now.

I forgot to add this one. I think it is a four star book as I remember it. Once again Sabtini makes a call for liberal religon. This novel is a prequel to The Sea Hawk. Which is it only problem. It is hard to match up the events that happen in this novel with what happens in the Sea-Hawk. Oliver Tressilian is on target. Oliver's neighbor in Sea-Hawk and The Hounds of God doesn't seem though to be
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Rafael Sabatini (1875 - 1950) was an Italian/British writer of novels of romance and adventure. At a young age, Rafael was exposed to many languages. By the time he was seventeen, he was the master of five languages. He quickly added a sixth language - English - to his linguistic collection. After a brief stint in the business world, Sabatini went to work as a writer. He wrote short stories in the ...more
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