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The Sultans Wife

by Jane Johnson
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1677. In Europe, the Enlightenment is dawning after a century of wars. On the seas and in coastal villages, pirates and corsairs are the scourge of the waves. And in Morocco, Sultan Moulay Ismail is concentrating his power, building an elaborate palace complex with captive labor.Alys Swann is also a captive, but hers is a different lot: convert to Islam, marry the sultan