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 she finds is a destiny she never expected . . . .
1870. Maude Stapleton is a respectable 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 of Anne Bonney, whose swashbuckling exploits blazed a trail that Maude must now follow—if she ever wants to see her kidnapped daughter again!
Searching for her missing child, come hell or high water, Maude finds herself caught in the middle of a secret war between the Daughters of Lilith and their ancestral enemies, the monstrous Sons ofTyphon, inhuman creatures spawned by primordial darkness, she embarks on a perilous voyage that will ultimately lead her to the long-lost secret of Anne Bonney—and the Father of All Monsters.
Oneof the most popular characters from The Six-Gun Tarot and The Shotgun Arcana now ventures beyond the Weird West on a boldly imaginative, globe-spanning adventure of her own!
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|Grouping Title||queen of swords|
|Grouping Author||belcher r s|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-11-21 06:27:42AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-11-22 04:44:26AM|
|author||Belcher, R. S.,|
|author_display||Belcher, R. S|
|collection_arlington||New Science Fiction|
|detailed_location_arlington||Central New Science Fiction|
Central Science Fiction
Shirlington New Science Fiction
|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.|
|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library|
Connection Crystal City
|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|