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A Listmania! list by Susie "sueb34" (Leeds, England)
 
The Game Of Kings: The Lymond Chronicles
1.  The Game Of Kings: The Lymond Chronicles by Dorothy Dunnett
The list author says:
  "First in the gob-smacking Lymond Chronicles series. Fascinating history based on the border quarrels between the Scots and English in the 16th century"
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Queens' Play
2.  Queens' Play by Dorothy Dunnett
The list author says:
  "Second in the Lymond series: set in the French court.  A tapestry of intrique describing the degenerate French court."
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The Disorderly Knights
3.  The Disorderly Knights by Dorothy Dunnett
The list author says:
  "The story moves to Malta and the Knights of St John (Templars) and the pirate-infested waters of North Africa as Lymond tracks down his nemesis and plans his destruction."
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Pawn in Frankincense (Lymond Chronicles)
4.  Pawn in Frankincense (Lymond Chronicles) by Dorothy Dunnett
The list author says:
  "This is novel is beyond heart-rending.  Take time off work to read it - you'll be devastated by the end.  It is set in the Byzantine court of Suleiman the Magnificent."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

The Ringed Castle
5.  The Ringed Castle by Dorothy Dunnett
The list author says:
  "The penultimate book of the series takes Lymond to the court of Ivan the Terrible in Moscow. Impeccible history - brilliant characterisation."
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Checkmate (Legendary Lymond Chronicles)
6.  Checkmate (Legendary Lymond Chronicles) by Dorothy Dunnett
The list author says:
  "Simply the best book ever written.  History, characterisation, faultless. Story beautifully executed. Perfection."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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