The Architecture of Desire by Mary Gentle

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As two factions--the royalists devoted to Queen Carola and the soldiers who follow the Protector-General Olivia--battle for control of London, the White Crow, Master Physician, and her husband, the Lord-Architect Casaubon, are drawn into the magical strife.
 

About Mary Gentle

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Mary Gentle is one of the world's most acclaimed writers of fantasy and science fiction. She has a number of academic degrees, including an MA in War Studies, and has hands-on experience of sword-fighting and armour, amongst many other useful talents. She lives in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.
 
Published July 25, 2013 by Gateway. 166 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The messenger, a mercenary named Pollexfen Calmady, meanwhile rapes Desire-of-the-Lord--a woman bringing a message to Casaubon's wife, the mage-physician White Crow, to the effect that Olivia requests the White Crow's aid in bribing Queen Carola to leave the country, thereby avoiding further bloo...

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The White Crow, aka Valentine, Master Physician of the Invisible College, and her husband, the Lord-Architect Casaubon--both masters of alchemical magics--have retired to the White Crow's estates outside of London.

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