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Days of the Dead

(2003)
(The seventh book in the Benjamin January series)
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"Mexico City in the autumn of 1835 is a lawless place, teeming with bandits and beggars. But an urgent letter from a desperate friend draws Benjamin January and his new bride Rose from New Orleans to this newly free province. Here they pray they'll find Hannibal Sefton alive - and not hanging from the end of a rope." "Sefton stands accused of murdering the only son of prominent landowner Don Prospero de Castellon. But when Benjamin and Rose arrive at Hacienda Mictlan, they encounter a murky tangle of family relations, and more than one suspect in young Fernando's murder. While the evidence against Hannibal is damning, Benjamin is certain that his consumptive, peace-loving fellow musician isn't capable of murder. Their only allies are the dead boy's half sister, who happens to be Hannibal's latest inamorata, and the mentally unstable Castellon himself, who awaits Mexico's holy Days of the Dead, when he believes his slain son will himself reveal the identity of his killer." The search for the truth will lead Benjamin and Rose down a path that winds from the mazes of the capital's back streets and barrios to the legendary pryamids of Mictlan and, finally, to a place where spirits walk and the dead cry out for justice. But before they can lay to rest the ghosts of the past, Benjamin and Rose will have to stop a flesh-and-blood murderer who's determined to escape the day of reckoning and add Benjamin and Rose to the swelling ranks of the dead.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Hardback Editions

July 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: Days of the Dead ( Large Print)
Author(s): Barbara Hambly
ISBN: 0-375-43250-7 / 978-0-375-43250-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Large Print
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July 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: Days of the Dead
Author(s): Barbara Hambly
ISBN: 0-553-10954-5 / 978-0-553-10954-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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Paperback Editions

April 2004 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Days of the Dead (Benjamin January, Book 7)
Author(s): Barbara Hambly
ISBN: 0-553-58162-7 / 978-0-553-58162-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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Audio Editions

July 2021 : Audio CD
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Title: Days of the Dead (Benjamin January Mysteries)
Author(s): Barbara Hambly
ISBN: 1-79992-244-8 / 978-1-79992-244-5
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
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July 2021 : Audio CD
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Title: Days of the Dead (The Benjamin January Mysteries)
Author(s): Barbara Hambly
ISBN: 1-79992-245-6 / 978-1-79992-245-2
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
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April 2021 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Days of the Dead: The Benjamin January Mysteries, Book 7
Author(s): Barbara Hambly
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
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April 2021 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Days of the Dead: The Benjamin January Mysteries, Book 7
Author(s): Barbara Hambly
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
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April 2021 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Days of the Dead: The Benjamin January Mysteries, Book 7
Author(s): Barbara Hambly
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
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April 2021 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Days of the Dead: The Benjamin January Mysteries, Book 7
Author(s): Barbara Hambly
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
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Kindle Editions

July 2003 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Days of the Dead (Benjamin January Book 7)
Author(s): Barbara Hambly
Publisher: Bantam
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