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What Angels Fear

(2005)
(The first book in the Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery series)
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It's 1811, and the threat of revolution haunts the upper classes of King George III's England. Then a beautiful young woman is found savagely murdered on the altar steps of an ancient church near Westminster Abbey. A dueling pistol found at the scene and the damning testimony of a witness both point to one man-Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, a brilliant young nobleman shattered by his experience in the Napoleonic Wars

Genre: Historical Mystery

Praise for this book

"An absorbing and accomplished debut that displays a mastery of the Regency period in all its elegance and barbarity. What Angels Fear will grip the reader from its first pages and compel to the finish." - Stephanie Barron

"Page-turning suspense, memorable characters, and an intricate chess game of a story drenched in period atmosphere." - Tracy Grant

"A masterful blend of history and suspense, character and plot, imagination and classic mystery. A thoroughly intriguing, enjoyable read." - Laura Joh Rowland

"A stunning debut novel filled with suspense, intrigue, and plot twists galore. C.S. Harris artfully recreates the contradictory world of Regency England as her marvelous characters move between the glittering ballrooms and the treacherous back alleys of London. Kat and Sebastian lead a cast of memorable characters you will want to meet again and again as they follow the twists and turns of the intricately woven plot to find justice for a young woman who was brutally murdered. Don't start this one in the evening-you'll be up all night! Start this one early in the day-you won't be able to put it down!" - Victoria Thompson

"What Angels Fear is a masterful blend of historical detail, page-turning suspense, and good old-fashioned romance. Move over Nick and Nora, mystery fans have a new sleuthing duo to root for in Sebastian and Kat. I can't wait for the next installment." - Penelope Williamson


Used availability for C S Harris's What Angels Fear

Hardback Editions

March 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: What Angels Fear: A Historical Mystery
Author(s): C S Harris
ISBN: 0-7862-8407-2 / 978-0-7862-8407-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Pr
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November 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: What Angels Fear : A Historical Mystery
Author(s): C S Harris
ISBN: 0-451-21669-5 / 978-0-451-21669-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: New American Library
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Paperback Editions

October 2006 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: What Angels Fear: A Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery, Book 1
Author(s): C S Harris
ISBN: 0-451-21971-6 / 978-0-451-21971-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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Audio Editions

December 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: What Angels Fear: Sebastian St. Cyr, Book 1
Author(s): C S Harris
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   


December 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: What Angels Fear: Sebastian St. Cyr, Book 1
Author(s): C S Harris
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

November 2005 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: What Angels Fear: A Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery
Author(s): C S Harris
Publisher: Berkley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA