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The Monk And The Hangman S Daughter

Pub Date : 2012-11-01 | Author : Ambrose Bierce | Publisher : The Floating Press

ISBN 10 : 9781775560456
ISBN 13 : 1775560457

This highly entertaining novel about three Franciscan monks is something of a departure for author Ambrose Bierce, who typically wrote about his own time. The story, which takes th..

The Hangman S Daughter

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Oliver Pötzsch | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 9780547745015
ISBN 13 : 054774501X

After a local midwife is accused of being a witch and murdering an orphan in the 17th century, Bavarian Hangman Jakob Kuisl and his daughter, Magdalena, believe that midwife is inn..

Sergeant Verity And The Hangman S Child

Pub Date : 2012-09-06 | Author : Francis Selwyn | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9781471904202
ISBN 13 : 1471904202

In his sixth adventure, Sergeant Verity returns to London's 1860s underworld of alleys and brothels, peopled with sneak thieves, dancing girls, thugs, murderers and pimps. From New..

The Dark Monk

Pub Date : 2012-06-12 | Author : Oliver Pötzsch | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 9780547807690
ISBN 13 : 0547807694

THE ANTICIPATED FOLLOWUP TO THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER, THE HANGMAN’S DAUGHTER 1660: Winter has settled thick over a sleepy village in the Bavarian Alps, ensuring every farmer ..

The Beggar King

Pub Date : 2013 | Author : Oliver Pötzsch | Publisher : Mariner Books

ISBN 10 : 054799219X
ISBN 13 : 9780547992198

After the hangman Jakob Kuisl is framed for his sister's murder, his daughter Magdalena and her paramour, Simon, enlist the help of a network of beggars in order to save him from t..

The Hangman S Game

Pub Date : 2012-10-02 | Author : Karen King-Aribisala | Publisher : Penguin Random House South Africa

ISBN 10 : 9780143526933
ISBN 13 : 0143526936

Cleverly interweaving two storylines - a bloody slave revolt in 1823 and a military coup in the late 1990s - The Hangman's Game follows a pregnant writer's experiences in Nigeria d..