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The Enterprise of Death

(2011)
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As the witch-pyres of the Spanish Inquisition blanket Renaissance Europe in a moral haze, a young African slave finds herself the unwilling apprentice of an ancient necromancer. Unfortunately, quitting his company proves even more hazardous than remaining his pupil when she is afflicted with a terrible curse. Yet salvation may lie in a mysterious tome her tutor has hidden somewhere on the war-torn continent.

She sets out on a seemingly impossible journey to find the book, never suspecting her fate is tied to three strangers: the artist Niklaus Manuel Deutsch, the alchemist Dr. Paracelsus, and a gun-slinging Dutch mercenary. As Manuel paints her macabre story on canvas, plank, and church wall, the apprentice becomes increasingly aware of the great dangers that surround her. She realizes she must revisit the fell necromancy of her childhood - or death will be the least of her concerns.

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Paperback Editions

March 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Enterprise of Death
Author(s): Jesse Bullington
ISBN: 0-316-08734-3 / 978-0-316-08734-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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March 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Enterprise Of Death
Author(s): Jesse Bullington
ISBN: 1-84149-912-9 / 978-1-84149-912-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orbit
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

March 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Enterprise of Death
Author(s): Jesse Bullington
Publisher: Orbit
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


March 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Enterprise Of Death
Author(s): Jesse Bullington
Publisher: Orbit
Availability: Amazon UK   



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