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The Barbed Crown

(2013)
(The sixth book in the Ethan Gage series)
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In The Barbed Crown, the sixth tale of rogue and adventurer Ethan Gage by William Dietrich, our hero returns to Paris and London. Against a background of imperial pomp and the gathering clouds of war, Gage plots revenge on Napoleon Bonaparte for the kidnap of his son.

Paris, the "City of Lights," shines - but alongside its splendor is great squalor. Heroic patriotism rubs against mean ambition, while grand strategy and back-alley conspiracy are never far apart.

While Ethan spies on the French court, his wife, Astiza, works to sabotage Napoleon's coronation using the Crown of Thorns, a legendary relic said to have come from the Crucifixion itself. But when Napoleon is crowned nonetheless, they flee to England.

At Walmer Castle on the English coast, Gage joins a daring campaign by Smith, Fulton, rocket inventor William Congreve and smuggler Tom Johnstone to halt Napoleon's intended invasion of England - a campaign which leads Ethan to take a role in the Battle of Trafalgar itself...

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Hardback Editions

May 2013 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Barbed Crown: An Ethan Gage Adventure (Ethan Gage Adventures)
Author(s): William Dietrich
ISBN: 0-06-219407-0 / 978-0-06-219407-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper
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Paperback Editions

April 2014 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: The Barbed Crown: An Ethan Gage Adventure (Ethan Gage Adventures)
Author(s): William Dietrich
ISBN: 0-06-219409-7 / 978-0-06-219409-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2013 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Barbed Crown: An Ethan Gage Adventure (Ethan Gage Adventures)
Author(s): William Dietrich
ISBN: 0-06-225376-X / 978-0-06-225376-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperLuxe
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

May 2013 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Barbed Crown: An Ethan Gage Adventure, Book 6
Author(s): William Dietrich
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon   

May 2013 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Barbed Crown: An Ethan Gage Adventure, Book 6
Author(s): William Dietrich
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

May 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Barbed Crown: An Ethan Gage Adventure (Ethan Gage Adventures Book 6)
Author(s): William Dietrich
Publisher: Harper
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