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October Wind
October Wind: Discovery Trilogy Book I
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A sweeping, unforgettable story of romance, intrigue--and the greatest voyage ever made. The dreamer... He believed he could reach the fabulous Indies by sailing West. The queen... She ruled a kingdom--but he offered her a new world. The grandee... His guilty secret made him a target for the Spanish Inquisition--and lost him the woman he loved. Together, they planned a voyage of discovery that many said was impossible. After heartbreaking years of intrigue and perseverance, beset by scheming courtiers and haunted by the specter of the Spanish Inquisition, Columbus and his band of adventurers finally set sail in three tiny ships, borne on an October Wind...
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A sweeping, unforgettable story of romance, intrigue--and the greatest voyage ever made.

The dreamer...

He believed he could reach the fabulous Indies by sailing West.

The queen...

She ruled a kingdom--but he offered her a new world.

The grandee...

His guilty secret made him a target for the Spanish Inquisition--and lost him the woman he loved.

Together, they planned a voyage of discovery that many said was impossible. After heartbreaking years of intrigue and perseverance, beset by scheming courtiers and haunted by the specter of the Spanish Inquisition, Columbus and his band of adventurers finally set sail in three tiny ships, borne on an October Wind...

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About Susan

Susan Wiggs's life is all about family, friends...and fiction. She lives at the water's edge on an island in Puget Sound, and she commutes to her writers' group in a 17-foot motorboat. She serves as author liaison for Field's End, a literary community on Bainbridge Island,...

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