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Fever Season

(1998)
(The second book in the Benjamin January series)
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The summer of 1833 has been one of brazen heat and brutal pestilence, as the city is stalked by Bronze John - the popular name for the deadly cholera epidemic that tests the healing skills of doctor and voodoo alike. Benjamin January's Paris medical training keeps him all night long with the dying at Charity Hospital. Then his work as a music teacher takes him out again into the fetid, empty midday streets. Empty except for Cora Chouteau, a dark-skinned plantation waif come to town in search of her lover, sold in slavery to one of its prominent families. Though January's certain she's a runaway, he agrees to try to pass a message to the man she seeks. Soon, however, he learns that Cora is accused of murdering her lecherous master, Otis Redfern, and poisoning his wife almost to death. Yet it seems that Emily Redfern herself, iron-willed and socially ambitious, had cause to wish her profligate husband dead. And Cora, too - or so the girl insists.... Before Ben can unpick one story from the other, Cora disappears into the torrid night. Risking both his life and his freedom, Ben pursues the truth through a lush and fevered world of opulent town houses, grim cemeteries, and raucous taverns.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Hardback Editions

July 1998 : USA Hardback
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Title: Fever Season (Benjamin January, Book 2)
Author(s): Barbara Hambly
ISBN: 0-553-10254-0 / 978-0-553-10254-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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Paperback Editions

May 1999 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Fever Season (Benjamin January, Book 2)
Author(s): Barbara Hambly
ISBN: 0-553-57527-9 / 978-0-553-57527-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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Audio Editions

February 2021 : Audio CD
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Title: Fever Season (Benjamin January Mysteries)
Author(s): Barbara Hambly
ISBN: 1-79992-204-9 / 978-1-79992-204-9
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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November 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: Fever Season (The Benjamin January Mysteries)
Author(s): Barbara Hambly
ISBN: 1-79992-205-7 / 978-1-79992-205-6
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


February 2021 : Audio CD
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Title: Fever Season: Library Edition (Benjamin January Mysteries)
Author(s): Barbara Hambly
ISBN: 1-79992-203-0 / 978-1-79992-203-2
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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November 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Fever Season: The Benjamin January Mysteries, Book 2
Author(s): Barbara Hambly
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Availability: Amazon   


November 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Fever Season: The Benjamin January Mysteries, Book 2
Author(s): Barbara Hambly
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Availability: Amazon AU   


November 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Fever Season: The Benjamin January Mysteries, Book 2
Author(s): Barbara Hambly
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Availability: Amazon CA   


November 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Fever Season: The Benjamin January Mysteries, Book 2
Author(s): Barbara Hambly
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

January 2011 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Fever Season (Benjamin January Book 2)
Author(s): Barbara Hambly
Publisher: Bantam
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU