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The Collector of Dying Breaths

(2014)
(The sixth book in the Reincarnationist series)
A novel by

 
 
From the internationally bestselling author, a lush and imaginative novel that crisscrosses time as passion and obsessions collide Florence, Italy 1533: An orphan named Rene le Florentin is plucked from poverty to become Catherine de Medici s perfumer. Traveling with the young duchessina from Italy to France, Rene brings with him a cache of secret documents from the monastery where he was trained: recipes for exotic fragrances and potent medicines and a formula for an alchemic process said to have the potential to reanimate the dead. In France, Rene becomes not only the greatest perfumer in the country, but also the most dangerous, creating deadly poisons for his Queen to use against her rivals. But while mixing herbs and essences under the light of flickering candles, Rene doesn t begin to imagine the tragic and personal consequences for which his lethal potions will be responsible. Paris, France The Present: A renowned mythologist, Jac L Etoile trying to recover from personal heartache by throwing herself into her work learns of the sixteenth-century perfumer who may have been working on an elixir that would unlock the secret to immortality. She becomes obsessed with Rene le Florentin s work particularly when she discovers the dying breaths he had collected during his lifetime. Jac s efforts put her in the path of her estranged lover, Griffin North, a linguist who has already begun translating Rene le Florentin s mysterious formula. Together they confront an eccentric heiress in possession of a world-class art collection, a woman who has her own dark purpose for the elixir for which she believes the ends will justify her deadly means. This mesmerizing gothic tale zigzags from the violent days of Catherine de Medici s court to twenty-first-century France. Fiery and lush, set against deep, wild forests and dimly lit chateaus, "The Collector of Dying Breaths" illuminates the true path to immortality: the legacies we leave behind."

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Title: The Collector of Dying Breaths: A Novel of Suspense
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Title: The Collector of Dying Breaths: A Novel of Suspense
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Title: The Collector of Dying Breaths: A Novel of Suspense (Reincarnationist Series)
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Title: The Collector of Dying Breaths: A Novel of Suspense (Reincarnationist Series)
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Title: The Collector of Dying Breaths: A Novel of Suspense
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Title: The Collector of Dying Breaths: A Novel of Suspense (Reincarnationist series Book 6)
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