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Black Gold (Anne Cartier #2)

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The setting is Bath, England's most fashionable spa, during the spring season of 1787. Haughty aristocrats, wealthy upstart businessmen, social climbers, adventurers, courtesans, sharpers, addicted gamblers, and a representative sample of the dregs of English society gather for pleasure and profit in this lovely Georgian city... Anne Cartier, Colonel Paul de Saint-Martin, ...more
ebook, 384 pages
Published September 30th 2010 by Poisoned Pen Press (first published 2002)
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Carl Brookins
Jul 25, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Excellent! O'Brien and Poisoned Pen Press have done it again. O'Brien first came to attention with his fine “Mute Witness.” Now we have a second historical mystery which continues the saga of French Aristocrat, Colonel Paul de Saint-Martin, and the low-born teacher of the deaf, Anne Cartier
From the first page, one can again sense the meticulous research which provides a solid foundation for the author's flights of fiction. These characters are so carefully and precisely drawn, one is never in d
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The Columbia University educated historian embarked on his mystery writing career in 1988, six years before he retired from the WIU history department. O'Brien's wife Elvy, an art historian, had moved to Williamstown, VA, after accepting a position with the J. Paul Getty Tru
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Anne Cartier (9 books)
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  • Deadly Quarrel (Anne Cartier, #8)
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