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Crown Duel

(1997)
(The first book in the Crown and Court Duel series)
A novel by

 
 
Young Countess Meliara swears to her dying father that she and her brother will defend their people from the growing greed of the king. That promise leads them into a war for which they are ill-prepared, which threatens the very people they are trying to protect. But war is simple compared to what follows, in peacetime. Meliara is summoned to live at the royal palace, where friends and enemies look alike, and intrigue fills the dance halls and the drawing rooms. If she is to survive, Meliara must learn a whole new way of fighting-with wits and words and secret alliances.

In war, at least, she knew in whom she could trust. Now she can trust no one.

The Firebird edition of Crown Duel combines the hardcover editions of Crown Duel and Court Duel-and features a never-before-published story by Sherwood Smith!

"A fantasy world fit for the most discriminating medieval partisan." (Publishers Weekly)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

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Used availability for Sherwood Smith's Crown Duel

Hardback Editions

August 2008 : USA Library Binding

Title: Crown Duel (Crown and Court Duet)
Author(s): Sherwood Smith
ISBN: 1-4395-1591-3 / 978-1-4395-1591-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Paw Prints 2008-08-11
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December 2002 : USA Library Binding

Title: Crown Duel
Author(s): Sherwood Smith
ISBN: 0-606-25479-X / 978-0-606-25479-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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March 1997 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Crown Duel (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Sherwood Smith
ISBN: 0-613-45255-0 / 978-0-613-45255-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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April 1997 : USA Hardback
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Title: Crown Duel: The Crown & Court Duet, Book I
Author(s): Sherwood Smith
ISBN: 0-15-201608-2 / 978-0-15-201608-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jane Yolen Books
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Paperback Editions

March 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Crown Duel
Author(s): Sherwood Smith
ISBN: 1-5031-8154-5 / 978-1-5031-8154-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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June 2002 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Crown Duel (Crown and Court Duet)
Author(s): Sherwood Smith
ISBN: 0-14-230151-5 / 978-0-14-230151-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Firebird
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Audio Editions

June 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Crown Duel
Author(s): Sherwood Smith
ISBN: 1-5226-7302-4 / 978-1-5226-7302-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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October 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Crown Duel
Author(s): Sherwood Smith
Publisher: Audible Studios
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October 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Crown Duel
Author(s): Sherwood Smith
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


October 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Crown Duel
Author(s): Sherwood Smith
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

February 2010 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Crown Duel
Author(s): Sherwood Smith
Publisher: Book View Cafe
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU