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One for Sorrow

(1999)
(The first book in the John the Lord Chamberlain Mystery series)
A novel by

 
 
Byzantium, capitol of the 6th century Roman Empire, simmers a rich stew of creeds, cultures, and citizens with a sprinkling of cutthroats and crimes. John the Eunuch, Emperor Justinian's Lord Chamberlain, orders a Christian court while himself observing the rites of Mithra. Thomas, a knight from Britain, Ahasuerus, a soothsayer, and two ladies from Crete stir up events and old memories for John, who must ask how the visitors link to the death of Leukos, Keeper of the Plate. An Egyptian brothel keeper and a Christian stylite know more than they are telling.... <br>In due course, John gets his man - and a love scene....

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Hardback Editions

September 1999 : USA Hardback
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Title: One for Sorrow: A John the Eunuch Mystery
Author(s): Mary Reed, Eric Mayer
ISBN: 1-890208-19-1 / 978-1-890208-19-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
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Paperback Editions

December 2012 : Canada Paperback
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Title: One for Sorrow
Author(s): Eric Mayer, Mary Reed
ISBN: 1-4596-5382-3 / 978-1-4596-5382-5 (Canada edition)
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October 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: One for Sorrow (John, the Lord Chamberlain Mysteries)
Author(s): Mary Reed
ISBN: 1-4642-0050-5 / 978-1-4642-0050-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
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April 2012 : Canada Paperback
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Title: One For Sorrow
Author(s): Mary Reed
ISBN: 1-4596-1378-3 / 978-1-4596-1378-2 (Canada edition)
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
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October 2000 : USA Paperback
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Title: One for Sorrow (A John the Eunuch Mystery)
Author(s): Mary Reed, Eric Mayer
ISBN: 1-890208-42-6 / 978-1-890208-42-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

May 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: One for Sorrow (John the Lord Chamberlain Book 1)
Author(s): Mary Reed, Eric Mayer
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA