The Familiars

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Tidelands (The Fairmile #1)

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The Weight of Ink

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Tidewater: A Novel of Pocahontas and the Jamestown Colony

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The Sealwoman's Gift

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The Glass Woman

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The Seeker (Damian Seeker, #1)

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The Fire Court (Marwood and Lovett, #2)

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The King’s Evil

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The Little Shop of Found Things (Found Things #1)

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The Ashes of London (Marwood and Lovett, #1)

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The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

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The Mayflower Bride (Daughters of the Mayflower, #1)

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Macbeth

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