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The Medici Queen

(2008)
(The Devil's Queen)
A novel by

 
 
The Medici Queen traces the evolution of Catherine de Medici - the great-granddaughter of Lorenzo the Magnificent - from an unloved, timid orphan to France's most cunning monarch, often blamed for the horrific 1572 St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre. From childhood, Catherine is troubled by bloody visions of her adopted country's evil future, a future she struggles to prevent by practical and occult means. Three times she consults with the astrologer Nostradamus in an effort to learn how to prevent the coming scourge. But when she is unable to give her husband heirs to the French throne, she resorts to the darkest magic possible in order to conceive - only to discover, in the end, that her most beloved child, King Henri III, will be the author of the bloodshed she so fears unless she risks her life and kingdom to destroy him. The Medici Queen is the tale of a country torn apart by religious strife and the savage internecine wars of the royal Valois, Bourbon and Guise dynasties.

Genre: Historical

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July 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Devil's Queen: A Novel of Catherine de Medici
Author(s): Jeanne Kalogridis
ISBN: 0-312-36843-7 / 978-0-312-36843-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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March 2008 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Medici Queen
Author(s): Jeanne Kalogridis
ISBN: 0-00-725213-7 / 978-0-00-725213-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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Paperback Editions

July 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Devil's Queen: A Novel of Catherine de Medici
Author(s): Jeanne Kalogridis
ISBN: 1-4299-6436-7 / 978-1-4299-6436-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
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2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Devil's Queen
Author(s): Jeanne Kalogridis
ISBN: 0-00-726683-9 / 978-0-00-726683-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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April 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Devil's Queen
Author(s): Jeanne Kalogridis
ISBN: 0-00-725214-5 / 978-0-00-725214-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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May 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Devil's Queen: A Novel of Catherine de Medici
Author(s): Jeanne Kalogridis
ISBN: 0-312-62414-X / 978-0-312-62414-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
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Audio Editions

July 2009 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Devil's Queen: A Novel of Catherine de Medici
Author(s): Jeanne Kalogridis
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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July 2009 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Devil's Queen: A Novel of Catherine de Medici
Author(s): Jeanne Kalogridis
ISBN: 1-4272-0712-7 / 978-1-4272-0712-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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July 2009 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Devil's Queen
Author(s): Jeanne Kalogridis
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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Kindle Editions

November 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Devil's Queen
Author(s): Jeanne Kalogridis
Publisher: HarperCollins
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July 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Devil's Queen: A Novel of Catherine de Medici
Author(s): Jeanne Kalogridis
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA