The Dove of Montségur

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Saga of a former man-of-war's misadventerous sea voyage from England to the Antipodes (Australia) in the early 19th century (the Napoleonic era). On a personal note … I now have some highly recommended new authors to read. I’m an author of science fiction and fantasy novels for children and young adults, including The Alchemist’s Portrait, The Sorcerer’s Letterbox, The Clone Conspiracy, The Emerald Curse, The Heretic’s Tomb, The Doomsday Mask, The Time Camera, The Sphere of Septimus, Flashback, Future Imperfect, The Children’s Writer’s Guide and many non-fiction books.

Pages: 155

Publisher: Leitha Martin; 1 edition (December 18, 2012)


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