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The Alchemy Thief (Pirates and Puritans #1)

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When the secrets of the past threaten to destroy the future.

A tale of hope, resilience, and the indomitable spirit of a woman, this sweeping epic spans the Atlantic from New England to Morocco during the Age of Exploration.

2019: A young woman finds a relic engraved with a mysterious symbol off the coast of Martha's Vineyard. Terrorists in Morocco steal a 17th-century book
Kindle Edition, 474 pages
Expected publication: July 16th 2021
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Susan Lundy
The Alchemy Thief starts another genre-busting fiction series by R.A. Denny. Because I had purchased and read her previous series, I am delighted to review her pre-published version of this new work. The historical research made me think this would be a good cross-over book for a high school English/History teacher to assign because the author not only did the research but also included BOTH an author's historical note describing the basis of the characters AND a vocabulary describing, for examp ...more
Jun 14, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Peri is a freshman at Harvard who finds an ancient palladium bodkin in the shallow waters off Martha's Vineyard. During a storm, the bodkin attracts some ball lightning, and she is transported to the days of Puritans and Indians in 1657. Ayoub is a 10-year-old refugee being trained by jihadists to steal and kill. He steals a rare book from a Morocco museum, and before he gives it to his handlers, he finds a similar bodkin hidden in the back cover. He too is swept back in time (about 10 years pri ...more
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R.A. Denny is a history buff with a law degree from Duke University. After many years of practicing criminal law, she retired to do what she loves.

She is the author of Pirates and Puritans, a historical fiction series, and Tales of Tzoladia, an epic fantasy series. She enjoys spending time with her family and looking for adventure.

She has traveled to the ancient rock city of Petra on horseback, f

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