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   Black Gold, by Charles O'Brien  
 
  Novel, first publication in 2002
 
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      The setting is Bath, England's most fashionable spa, during the spring season of 1787. Haughty aristocrats, wealthy upstart businessmen, social climbers, adventurers, courtesans, sharpers, addicted gamblers, and a representative sample of the dregs of English society gather for pleasure and profit in this lovely Georgian city...

    Anne Cartier, Colonel Paul de Saint-Martin, and Georges Charpentier pursue a wily dangerous fugitive from French justice in this thrilling sequel to Mute Witness. They must deal with Sir Harry Rogers, a rich, powerful, cuckholded slave trader. His wife, Lady Margaret, loves another man. Mary Campbell, the tutor of their deaf son, has died mysteriously. His black slave Lord Jeff, a footman and bare- knuckle boxer, seeks freedom. Passions mount. Tragedy looms near.

     
     
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  • Anne Cartier Mystery (#2)

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  • 18th Century
  • Casino, Gambling
  • France
  • Mystery
  • Slavery - Slaves - Servitude

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