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In the King`s Service

In the King`s Service
Title: In the King`s Service
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Genre: heroic
Annotation:'Kurtz is one of the best of those fantasy writers who use medieval-like settings for their novels, and this is one of her better books'. Chronicle.

'Kurtz`s fidelity to the customs and mores of medieval Europe gives a richness of detail to her alternate medieval world'. Library Journal.

'Exquisitely detailed & the scenes of daily life at court, plus the usual church versus magic conflict, will keep fans turning the pages'. Publishers Weekly.

'The novel sparkles with Kurtz`s attention to detail & can be enjoyed by fans and newcomers alike'. RT Bookclub (Top Pick).
Table of Contents:

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  1. Katherine Kurtz In The Kings Service
  2. Prologue Set not thy heart upon goods unjustly gotten; for they shall not profit thee in the day of calamity.
  3. Chapter 1 Is it not a grief unto death, when a companion and friend is turned to an enemy? [2]
  4. Chapter 2 Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set. [3]
  5. Chapter 3 Yet shall he be brought to the grave, and shall remain in the tomb. [4]
  6. Chapter 4 If children live honestly, and have wherewithal, they shall cover the baseness of their parents.
  7. Chapter 5 Without counsel purposes are disappointed; but in the multitude of counselors they are established.
  8. Chapter 6 Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. [7]
  9. Chapter 7 Hast thou daughters? Have a care of their body, and show not thyself cheerful toward them.
  10. Chapter 8 The elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, with all purity. [9]
  11. Chapter 9 Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein.
  12. Chapter 10 Hear counsel, and receive instruction. [11]
  13. Chapter 11 Thou shalt also be a crown of glory in the hand of the Lord, and a royal diadem in the hand of thy God.
  14. Chapter 12 Thy men shall fall by the sword, and thy mighty in the war. [13]
  15. Chapter 13 Let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness. [14]
  16. Chapter 14 Now therefore let me go up, I pray thee, and bury my father. [15]
  17. Chapter 15 And ye shall read this book which we have sent unto you. [16]
  18. Chapter 16 Then shall the lame man leap as an hart [17]
  19. Chapter 17 So they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage. [18]
  20. Chapter 18 Hast thou children? Instruct them, and bow down their neck from their youth. [19]
  21. Chapter 19 Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous, but who is able to stand before envy? [20]
  22. Chapter 20 May choirs of angels receive thee [21]
  23. Chapter 21 Whose hatred is covered, by deceit, his wickedness shall be shewed before the whole congregation.
  24. Chapter 22 The Lord hath set at nought all my mighty men in the midst of me. [23]
  25. Chapter 23 And he died, and was buried in one of the sepulchres of his fathers. [24]
  26. Chapter 24 He shall flee from the iron weapon, and the bow of steel shall strike him through. [25]
  27. Chapter 25 A wise man shall promote himself to honor with his words, and he that hath understanding will please great men.
  28. Chapter 26 For I was my fathers son, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother. [27]
  29. Chapter 27 Blame not before thou hast examined the truth; understand first, and then rebuke. [28]
  30. Chapter 28 We shall direct his counsel and knowledge, and in his secrets shall he meditate. [29]
  31. Chapter 29 Marry thy daughter, and so shalt thou have performed a weighty matter; but give her to a man of understanding.
  32. Epilogue Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee, and before thou earnest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee
  33. APPENDIX I Index of Characters
  34. APPENDIX II Index of Places


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