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Prophecy

(2011)
(The second book in the Giordano Bruno series)
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S. J. Parris returns with the next Giordano Bruno mystery, set inside Queen Elizabeth's palace and steeped in period atmospherics and the strange workings of the occult.

It is the year of the Great Conjunction, when the two most powerful planets, Jupiter and Saturn, align - an astrological phenomenon that occurs once every thousand years and heralds the death of one age and the dawn of another. The streets of London are abuzz with predictions of horrific events to come, possibly even the death of Queen Elizabeth.

When several of the queen's maids of honor are found dead, rumors of black magic abound. Elizabeth calls upon her personal astrologer, John Dee, and Giordano Bruno to solve the crimes. While Dee turns to a mysterious medium claiming knowledge of the murders, Bruno fears that something far more sinister is at work. But even as the climate of fear at the palace intensifies, the queen refuses to believe that the killer could be someone within her own court.

Bruno must play a dangerous game: can he allow the plot to progress far enough to give the queen the proof she needs without putting her, England, or his own life in danger?

In this utterly gripping and gorgeously written novel, S. J. Parris has proven herself the new master of the historical thriller.

Genre: Historical Mystery
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Hardback Editions

May 2011 : USA Hardback
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Title: Prophecy
Author(s): S J Parris
ISBN: 0-385-53130-3 / 978-0-385-53130-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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March 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: Prophecy (Giordano Bruno, Book 2)
Author(s): S J Parris
ISBN: 0-00-731771-9 / 978-0-00-731771-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Paperback Editions

May 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Prophecy: An Elizabethan Thriller
Author(s): S J Parris
ISBN: 0-14-317249-2 / 978-0-14-317249-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Canada
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May 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: Prophecy: An Elizabethan Thriller (Giordano Bruno Novels)
Author(s): S J Parris
ISBN: 0-7679-3253-6 / 978-0-7679-3253-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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September 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Prophecy (Giordano Bruno, Book 2)
Author(s): S J Parris
ISBN: 0-00-731764-6 / 978-0-00-731764-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper
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August 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Prophecy (Giordano Bruno, Book 2)
Author(s): S J Parris
ISBN: 0-00-731773-5 / 978-0-00-731773-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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June 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Prophecy: An Historical Thriller
Author(s): S J Parris
ISBN: 0-14-317247-6 / 978-0-14-317247-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Canada
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March 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Prophecy (Giordano Bruno, Book 2)
Author(s): S J Parris
ISBN: 0-00-731772-7 / 978-0-00-731772-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Audio Editions

June 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Prophecy
Author(s): S J Parris
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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June 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Prophecy
Author(s): S J Parris
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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June 2013 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Prophecy
Author(s): S J Parris
ISBN: 1-4712-3603-X / 978-1-4712-3603-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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May 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Prophecy: An Elizabethan Thriller
Author(s): S J Parris
Publisher: Random House Audio
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May 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Prophecy: An Elizabethan Thriller
Author(s): S J Parris
Publisher: Random House Audio
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2000 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Prophecy
Author(s): John Lee (Narrator) S J Parris (Author)
ISBN: 0-307-71436-5 / 978-0-307-71436-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books On Tape
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Kindle Editions

June 2011 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Prophecy: An Historical Thriller (Giordano Bruno Novels)
Author(s): S J Parris
Publisher: Penguin Canada
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May 2011 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Prophecy: An Elizabethan Thriller (Giordano Bruno Novels Book 2)
Author(s): S J Parris
Publisher: Anchor
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March 2011 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Prophecy (Giordano Bruno, Book 2)
Author(s): S J Parris
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU