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Plague

(2014)
(The first book in the Captain Coke series)
A novel by

 
 
1665. On a dark road outside London, a highwayman stumbles upon slaughter...
As plague grips the city, can the uneasy alliance of a thief, a thief-taker and an actress catch a serial killer?
Winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel from the Canadian Crime Writers Association.
'A rich and addictive read, ideal for fans of historical fiction.' Publisher's Weekly
‘With Kings and cripples, rats and rotters, highwaymen and loose women, you’d never think a lethal virus could be so much fun.’ Sunday Sport UK
'Fast, exciting historical adventure, to be read in huge gulps. A runaway carriage of a book.' Conn Iggulden, author of War of the Roses
'It's a brilliant depiction of seventeenth century London in all its glory and grime against the grim backdrop of the eponymous plague. A great read all round, and for my money Chris is better than Sansom and more than deserves equal success.' Simon Scarrow, Author of Centurion.
'PLAGUE is one of those books where you turn the last page and wish there were more. The very best of history, mystery, romance and sheer fun. (Well, and a few rats...) London itself is as vivid a character as the actors, adventurers and intriguers who people its all-too-few pages.' Diana Gabaldon

Genre: Historical Mystery

Praise for this book

"Plague is one of those books where you turn the last page and wish there were more. The very best of history, mystery, romance and sheer fun. (Well, and a few rats...) London itself is as vivid a character as the actors, adventurers and intriguers who people its all-too-few pages." - Diana Gabaldon

"Fast, exciting historical adventure, to be read in huge gulps. A runaway carriage of a book." - Conn Iggulden

"Grips the reader immediately. These are people we cannot help caring about. Under the skin, their hopes and fears are the same as ours, their loves as deep." - Anne Perry

"Beautifully written, pacy and exciting..... A brilliant depiction of seventeenth-century London in all its glory and grime against the grim backdrop of the eponymous plague." - Simon Scarrow


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Hardback Editions

July 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: Plague
Author(s): C C Humphreys
ISBN: 1-78089-142-3 / 978-1-78089-142-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Century
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July 2014 : Hardback
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Title: [(Plague)] [ By (author) C. C. Humphreys ] [July, 2014]
Author(s): C C Humphreys
Publisher: CENTURY
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Paperback Editions

October 2018 : Paperback
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Title: Plague (Plague and Fire)
Author(s): C C Humphreys, C C Humphreys
ISBN: 1-77530-259-8 / 978-1-77530-259-9
Publisher: ISBN Canada
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July 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Plague
Author(s): C C Humphreys
ISBN: 0-385-67994-7 / 978-0-385-67994-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor Canada
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March 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Plague
Author(s): C C Humphreys
ISBN: 0-09-958117-5 / 978-0-09-958117-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow
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July 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Plague
Author(s): C C Humphreys
ISBN: 1-78089-143-1 / 978-1-78089-143-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Century
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July 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Plague
Author(s): C C Humphreys
ISBN: 0-385-67992-0 / 978-0-385-67992-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
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Audio Editions

February 2015 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: Plague
Author(s): C C Humphreys
ISBN: 1-4450-4491-9 / 978-1-4450-4491-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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February 2015 : UK Audio CD

Title: Plague
Author(s): C C Humphreys
ISBN: 1-4450-4492-7 / 978-1-4450-4492-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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February 2015 : UK Audio CD

Title: Plague
Author(s): C C Humphreys
ISBN: 1-4450-4493-5 / 978-1-4450-4493-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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February 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Plague
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Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
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February 2015 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Plague
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Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
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February 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Plague
Author(s): C C Humphreys
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
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February 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Plague
Author(s): C C Humphreys
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
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Kindle Editions

July 2018 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Plague
Author(s): C C Humphreys
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July 2014 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Plague
Author(s): C C Humphreys
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
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July 2014 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Plague
Author(s): C C Humphreys
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
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