The queen of swords
1720. Escaping the gallows, Anne Bonney, theinfamous pirate queen, sets sail in search of a fabulous treasure said to behiding in a lost city of bones somewhere in the heart of Africa. But what shefinds is a destiny she never expected . . . .
1870. Maude Stapleton is arespectable widow raising a daughter on her own. Few know, however, that Maude belongs to anancient order of assassins, the Daughters of Lilith, and heir to the legacy ofAnne Bonney, whose swashbuckling exploits blazed a trail that Maude must nowfollow—if she ever wants to see her kidnapped daughter again!
Searching for her missing child, come hell orhigh water, Maude finds herself caught in the middle of a secret war betweenthe Daughters of Lilith and their ancestral enemies, the monstrous Sons ofTyphon, inhuman creatures spawned by primordial darkness, she embarks on aperilous voyage that will ultimately lead her to the long-lost secret of AnneBonney—and the Father of All Monsters.
Oneof the most popular characters from TheSix-Gun Tarot and The Shotgun Arcananow ventures beyond the Weird Weston a boldly imaginative, globe-spanningadventure of her own!
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|display_description||1870. Maude Stapleton, late of Golgotha, Nevada, is a respectable widow raising a daughter on her own. Few know that Maude belongs to an ancient order of assassins, the Daughters of Lilith, and is as well the great-great-great-great-granddaughter of Anne Bonney, the legendary female pirate. Leaving Golgotha in search of her daughter Constance, who has been taken from her, Maude travels to Charleston, South Carolina, only to find herself caught in the middle of a secret war between the Daughters of Lilith and their ancestral enemies, the monstrous Sons of Typhon. To save Constance, whose prophetic gifts are sought by both cults, Maude must follow in the footsteps of Anne Bonney as she embarks on a perilous voyage that will ultimately lead her to a lost city of bones in the heart of Africa--and the Father of All Monsters.|
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|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover|
|record_details||ils:.b19636799|Book|Books|First edition.|English|Tor,|2017.|364 pages ; 25 cm.|
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|subject_facet||Cults -- Fiction, Demonology -- Fiction, Missing persons -- Fiction, Monsters -- Fiction, Pirates -- Fiction, Secrecy -- Fiction, Widows -- Fiction|
|title_display||The queen of swords|
|title_full||The queen of swords / R.S. Belcher|
|title_short||The queen of swords|