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Family Trade, the (2004) [Novel]
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Series: Merchant Princes
Part: 1

Summary (From the publisher):

Miriam Beckstein is happy in her life. She's a successful reporter for a hi-tech magazine in Boston, making good money doing what she loves. When her researcher brings her iron-clad evidence of a money-laundering scheme, Miriam thinks she's found the story of the year. But when she takes it to her editor, she's fired on the spot and gets a death threat from the criminals she has uncovered.

Before the day is over, she's received a locket left by the mother she never knew-the mother who was murdered when she was an infant. Within is a knotwork pattern, which has a hypnotic effect on her. Before she knows it, she's transported herself to a parallel Earth, a world where knights on horseback chase their prey with automatic weapons, and where world-skipping assassins lurk just on the other side of reality - a world where her true family runs things.

Original title: The Family Trade
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasyAlternate and Parallel Worlds

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The Family Trade (2004)
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Language: English

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The Family Trade (2007)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 9780330451932
Dimensions: 4.4 x 7.0 x 0.7 in
Pages: 320

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The Family Trade (2005)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York, New York
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 9780765348210
Dimensions: 4.3 x 6.8 x 0.9
Pages: 308

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The Family Trade (2004)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9780765309297
Dimensions: 6.4 x 9.8 x 1.3 in
Pages: 304

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