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In Great Waters

(2009)
A novel by

 
Awards
World Fantasy Best Novel (nominee)
During a time of great upheaval, the citizens of Venice make a pact that will change the world. The landsmen of the city broker a treaty with a water-dwelling tribe of deepsmen, cementing the alliance through marriage. The mingling of the two races produces a fresh, peerless strain of royal blood. To protect their shores, other nations make their own partnerships with this new breed-and then, jealous of their power, ban any further unions between the two peoples. Dalliance with a deepswoman becomes punishable by death. Any 'bastard' child must be destroyed.

This is an Earth where the legends of the deep are true-where the people of the ocean are as real and as dangerous as the people of the land. This is the world of intrigue and betrayal that Kit Whitfield brings to life in an unforgettable alternate history: the tale of Anne, the youngest princess of a faltering England, struggling to survive in a troubled court, and Henry, a bastard abandoned on the shore to face his bewildering destiny, finding himself a pawn in a game he does not understand.

Yet even a pawn may checkmate a king.

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Hardback Editions

March 2009 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: In Great Waters
Author(s): Kit Whitfield
ISBN: 0-224-07924-7 / 978-0-224-07924-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Availability: Amazon UK   

Paperback Editions

February 2010 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: In Great Waters
Author(s): Kit Whitfield
ISBN: 0-09-950266-6 / 978-0-09-950266-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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October 2009 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: In Great Waters
Author(s): Kit Whitfield
ISBN: 0-345-49165-3 / 978-0-345-49165-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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Kindle Editions

May 2011 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: In Great Waters
Author(s): Kit Whitfield
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   

October 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: In Great Waters
Author(s): Kit Whitfield
Publisher: Del Rey
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