A Candle For d'Artagnan

Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

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Olivia Atta Clemens, immortal vampire, Roman noblewoman, beloved of the Count Saint-Germain-has come to Paris seeking only peace. But the year is 1637, and there is no peace to be found in the Court of Louis XIII, where Cardinal Richelieu maneuvers to control the throne.

Caught up in the intrigue against her will, Olivia seeks and wins the protection of a young guardsman named d'Artagnan-a man destined to become one of the greatest heroes of all time.

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Chapter 1
 
 
From Advent to Epiphany there was a continuous parade of musicians and acrobats at Senza Pari; the entertainment, always an essential part of the season, was reputed to be superior at the home of Bondama Atta Olivia Clemens, more than the equal of any titled nobleman in Roma. No part of the festivities was neglected—food, dancing, music, amusements, all were lavishly available.
“Not that Sanct’ Germain approves,” said Olivia to her major domo as the two of them met in her library at the deepest hour of night. “He warned me that I bring too much attention to myself.

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"Compuslive reading."--Kirkus Reviews

"This is romantic suspense with a few intellectual vampires stirred into the ploy....a gentler kind of 'horror'."--Booklist

"Yarbro's vampires are benign, rational, civilazed beings more worthy of the term 'humanity' than many of the mortal they encounter."--Locus

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Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's interests range from music--she composes and has studied seven different instruments as well as voice--to history, from horseback riding to needlepoint. Her writing is similarly wide-ranging; under her own name and pseudonyms, she has written everything from westerns to mysteries, from science fiction to nonfiction history.

Yarbro's critically-acclaimed historical horror novels featuring the Count Saint-Germain, including Hotel Transylvania, A Feast in Exile, Communion Blood, and Night Blooming, have a loyal readership. Chelsea Quinn Yarbro has always lived in California and currently makes her home in the Berkeley area.

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A Candle For d'Artagnan
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

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Tom Doherty Associates
Orb Books
July 1994
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781466807709
ISBN10: 1466807709
416 pages
$7.99

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Tom Doherty Associates
Orb Books
July 1994
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312890193
ISBN10: 0312890192
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 416 pages
$15.95
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