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Darkwitch Rising

(2005)
(The third book in the Troy Game series)
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DARKWITCH RISING is the third title in Sara Douglass's compelling Troy Game series, a riveting historical fantasy series of love and revenge set against the very fabric of time itself.

Britian. An ancient land. Most think they know its history. But few suspect and fewer still know the truth.

For back in the mists of time came Brutus, last of the Trojan kings, who was armed with the knowledge of how to construct a magical Labyrinth that could rival the might of the gods. He was drawn to this place by the alluring sorceress Genvissa and together they almost succeeded in creating the Labyrinth. But in the end they were thwarted by Brutus's wife Cornelia, who understood the danger to the land. Her actions however trapped them all into a endless cycle of death and rebirth until the magic of the Labyrinth is completed.

Ages pass. Time and again the players have come close to victory but each time there is a new wrinkle to stay the fulfillment of power.

The Now that these soul travelers arrive is a most unique one. The English are at war, not with a foreign power but amongst themselves; a mighty Civil War that threatens to destroy a nation. A great pestilence is upon the land and the newly restored Charles II sits upon the throne trying to hold chaos at bay...and he is one of the major players in this drama.

And he is not alone.

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Hardback Editions

May 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: Darkwitch Rising: Book Three of The Troy Game
Author(s): Sara Douglass
ISBN: 0-7653-0542-9 / 978-0-7653-0542-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Paperback Editions

April 2006 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Darkwitch Rising
Author(s): Sara Douglass
ISBN: 0-7322-7160-6 / 978-0-7322-7160-2 (Australia edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins,Australia
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


December 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: DARKWITCH RISING (Troy Game)
Author(s): SARA DOUGLASS
ISBN: 0-7653-9364-6 / 978-0-7653-9364-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martins Press-3PL
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


December 2005 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Darkwitch Rising: Book Three of The Troy Game
Author(s): Sara Douglass
ISBN: 0-7653-4444-0 / 978-0-7653-4444-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Fantasy
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


November 2005 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Darkwitch Rising
Author(s): Sara Douglass
ISBN: 0-7322-7159-2 / 978-0-7322-7159-6 (Australia edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

April 2007 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Darkwitch Rising: Book Three of The Troy Game
Author(s): Sara Douglass
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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