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A Crowning Mercy

A Crowning Mercy

(1983)
(The first book in the Crowning Mercy series)
A novel by

 
A highly entertaining, wonderfully colourful story, now revealed to be written by one of our favourite historical novelists. In mid seventeenth-century England, the nation was in upheaval. In the Dorset countryside, one sunlit afternoon, a young girl - illicitly bathing in a stream - first fell in love with a passing stranger. Her parents called her Dorcas, but he called her Campion and that's what she longed to be, then and forever. She had one gift left for her by her unknown father - a pendant made of gold, banded by tiny glowing stones and at its base was a seal engraved with an axe and the words: St Matthew. So when she flees before the unbearable, worthy suitor who is forced upon her after her forbidden meeting, she takes this and the delicate lace gloves with her, and hopes to find her father, and her lover. There are four of these intricately wrought seals - each owned by a stranger, each holding a secret within. And when all four seals are united, then the holder will have access to great wealth and power. That is Campion's inheritance. But to claim this and find again her summer love, she must follow the course her father's legacy charts for her.

Genre: Historical
 
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Hardback Editions

January 2005 : UK Hardback
Title: A Crowning Mercy
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell, Susannah Kells
ISBN: 1-4056-1135-9 / 978-1-4056-1135-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Windsor
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November 2003 : UK Hardback
Title: A Crowning Mercy
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell, Susannah Kells
ISBN: 0-00-717279-6 / 978-0-00-717279-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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September 1983 : USA Hardback
Title: A Crowning Mercy
Author(s): Susannah Kells
ISBN: 0-670-20068-9 / 978-0-670-20068-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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July 1983 : UK Hardback
Title: Crowning Mercy
Author(s): Susannah Kells
ISBN: 0-00-222741-X / 978-0-00-222741-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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Paperback Editions

December 2009 : USA Paperback
Title: A Crowning Mercy: A Novel
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell, Susannah Kells
ISBN: 0-06-172438-6 / 978-0-06-172438-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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2006 : UK Paperback
Title: A Crowning Mercy
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell, Susannah Kells
ISBN: 1-4056-2116-8 / 978-1-4056-2116-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Paragon
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September 2005 : UK Paperback
Title: A Crowning Mercy
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell, Susannah Kells
ISBN: 0-00-775683-6 / 978-0-00-775683-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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June 2004 : USA Paperback
Title: A Crowning Mercy
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell, Susannah Kells
ISBN: 0-06-072564-8 / 978-0-06-072564-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperTorch
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November 2003 : UK Paperback
Title: A Crowning Mercy
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell, Susannah Kells
ISBN: 0-00-716823-3 / 978-0-00-716823-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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1994 : UK Paperback
Title: A CROWNING MERCY
Author(s): Susannah Kells
ISBN: 0-261-66202-3 / 978-0-261-66202-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Diamond Books
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June 1987 : UK Paperback
Title: A Crowning Mercy
Author(s): Susannah Kells
ISBN: 0-14-010148-9 / 978-0-14-010148-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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July 1984 : UK Paperback
Title: Crowning Mercy
Author(s): Susannah Kells
ISBN: 0-00-616844-2 / 978-0-00-616844-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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Audio Editions

August 2014 : USA Audio edition
Title: A Crowning Mercy
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell, Susannah Kells
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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August 2014 : UK Audio edition
Title: A Crowning Mercy
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell, Susannah Kells
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   

2005 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: A Crowning Mercy
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell & Susannah Kells
ISBN: 1-4056-0169-8 / 978-1-4056-0169-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   

2003 : UK Audio CD
Title: A Crowning Mercy by Bernard Cornwell and Susannah Kells (a pseudonym for Judy Cornwell) Unabridged CD Audiobook
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 1-4056-7184-X / 978-1-4056-7184-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audiobooks
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Kindle Editions

March 2009 : USA Kindle edition
Title: A Crowning Mercy: A Novel
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell, Susannah Kells
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
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September 2008 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: A Crowning Mercy
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell, Susannah Kells
Publisher: HarperCollins
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