Expulsion

Expulsion, the new book by Gordon Thomas. It is Spain in 1605. The tensions between the Moors and the Christians are running high. Antonio Hidalgo, a wandering musician, hears from a mistress of a plot to kidnap and ransom the king. What should he do with this crucial knowledge? Should he report it or ignore…

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The Emerald of Burgos

It is Burgos in 1599. María commits a crime so serious she could be hung or burned at the stake. She is terrified of being caught so she and her friend, Lucía, flee for Madrid. They are perplexed by what a gypsy soothsayer tells them. She says that María will be surprisingly capable, but not…

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The Harpist of Madrid

Bright and musically gifted, Juan Hidalgo grows up in the Madrid of the early sixteen-hundreds. Employed as a harpist in the court of King Philip IV, he is soon writing his own music and sharing in the life of the court. The King confounds his expectations by being a charming and helpful man, and a…

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