Worsening military situations in Spain compel Saint-Germain to leave Europe; he and Roger travel to Boston, then Chicago, and finally to California, unaware that a paid assassin is following them. Saint-Germain visits the Pietragnelli winery and discovers how much the Great Depression has affected life in the USA; difficulties with Pietragnelli's neighbors escalate, becoming more violent and demanding to the point that Saint-Germain helps Carlo Pietragnelli take a stand against the culprits.
He also reunites romantically with Rowena Saxon, now living in San Francisco. Dark of the Sun The catastrophic eruption of Krakatoa in February of begins an environmental break-down that drives the European merchant Zangi-Ragozh from Yang-Chau in China, across the Asian deserts to Sarai on the Caspian Sea where he is nearly beheaded as a shamanistic offering to pagan gods.
In Rojeh's care, he - now known as Ragoczy Franciscus - travels to his homeland of Transylvania, while around him the chaos of famine, dislocation, and disorder from the disaster brings constant danger to him and to every living creature on earth. States of Grace The distinguished foreigner, il Conte di Santo-Germano, living in Venice where he is a successful merchant and publisher, and lover of a talented woman composer, is called to the Lowlands, where his other presses have come under the scrutiny of the Spanish - who at the time controlled most of the Low Countries - for his publishing ventures, while in Venice, an unscrupulous accountant undertakes to raid di Santo-Germano's wealth and ruin his reputation so that he cannot call the man to answer for his crimes.
Roman Dusk While living in Roma and enjoying the company of the famed courtesan Melidulci, Ragoczy Germainus Sanct' Franciscus seeks to help Pax Ignatia Laelius, a twenty-four-year-old upper-class Roman woman who is caring for her invalid mother. With the arrival of Heliogabalus in Roma, the decadence and political chaos hits a new high - or low - and many are caught up in the resulting upheaval. Sanct' Franciscus, suspected of aiding Roma's enemies, and targeted by militant Christian youths, is nearly burned alive before he is able to remove his friends and associates from harm.
Borne in Blood Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Austria, AD. Rebuilding after the chaos of Napoleon, Saint-Germain Ragoczy, Comte Franciscus, devotes his time to commerce and farming, as well as publishing in Amsterdam, all the while protecting Hero von Scharffensee, a young widow of one of Napoleon's scientists.
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After taking on the work of Wallache von Ravensberg for publication, Ragoczy becomes the subject of the obsessive attentions of von Ravensberg's niece and ward, Hyacinthie; her fixation drives her to desperate acts that endanger Ragoczy and all those close to him. Saint-Germain: Memoirs Lost Epiphany.
Taken captive by pirates in the 6 th century AD, Ragoczy has to find a way to survive without revealing his true nature. In Padova in the early 14 th century, Ragoczy divides his time between teaching medical alchemy to a few select students, and caring for Orazia, a widow suffering from a debilitating malady. In 17 th century Latin America, Rogerian's epistolatory attempts to get San-Germano out of the hands of the Church demands long efforts to locate and free him. While establishing a center to research diseases of the blood, Saint-Germain assists a young reporter in capturing a serial killer.
A Dangerous Climate Shortly after his arrival, he is assaulted, endangering Arco-Tolvay's wife Zozia as well as himself. Subsequent attacks become more ominous, but worse occurs when a man arrives in Sankt Piterburkh claiming to be le Comte de Saint-Germain, and Rakoczy has to find a way to expose the imposture without compromising his own deception. Burning Shadows As regional guardian in the town of Apulum Inferior, Dom Feranescus Rakoczy Sanctu-Germainios attempts to spare the people of his region from the Hunnic invasions while dealing with the on-going problems of the former Roman province.
Forced to abandon the town, many inhabitants of the former province of Dacia retreat to the monastery of Sanctu-Eustachios the Hermit which they turn into a wooden fortress. Aided by Nicoris, he serves as the physician for the group, and finally contrives a way to get most of the refugees and monks to safety. An Embarrassment of Riches Exiled from Transylvania by Bela of Hungary to the Court of his granddaughter, Kunigunde of Halicz, Konige of Bohemia, Rakoczy Ferancsi is given the task of providing jewels for Kunigunde and any of her Court enjoying her favor. Four women are attracted to him, one of whom tries everything from seduction to blackmail to gain his affection.
As Courtly shenanigans increase, Rakoczy is increasingly drawn into the perfidy around him, and is faced with having to decide if he should remain in Praha for the extent of his exile and thereby save his fief in Transylvania, or does he leave and take the chance of Konig Otakar II ordering him caught and executed.
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Commedia della Morte When Madelaine de Montalia is taken prisoner by the Revolutionary Guards at her estate in Province she dispatches her lover to Padova to ask Saint-Germain to come rescue her from the Guillotine. Saint-Germain, who has been patron to a troupe of French actors led by the classically trained Photine d'Auville, and arranges with her to accompany the troupe into France as a Commedia del'Arte company.
By the time the troupe, calling itself Commedia della Morte reaches Lyon and the prison where Madelaine is being held, sentiments and loyalties among the troupe are in turmoil, culminating in the youngest member attacking Saint-Germain and increasing the difficulties imposed on their rescue efforts. Night Pilgrims Hired as a translator by Sieur Horembaud, an Anglo-French knight leading a party of pilgrims from France and Italy to the Christian shrines and chapels in the Ethiopian Highlands,.
Sidi Sandjer'min and his servant Ruthier prove useful additions to the pilgrims. Although under constant scrutiny for not being Christian, Sandjer'min helps Sieur Horembaud to choose the safest way to travel southward. Sandjer'min proves his worth as a physician attending to the fatally sunburned Torquil, and the emotionally fragile Sorer Imogen, who is accompanying her brother's wife to seek a miracle for his recovery from a severe head injury.
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Because they are traveling in summer the pilgrims rest by day and journey by night, which complicates their venture as much or more than pilgrims forsaking their vows and becoming Muslim, or turning back when the going gets rough, or becoming caught up in desires that cannot be acted upon, let alone admitted. Sustenance Ragoczy Ferenz, Grof Szent-Germain is busy in Europe, getting his publishing and shipping businesses working again when he encounters an American professor from Tulane who has fled the US under a cloud of paranoid suspicion that she is a Communist sympathizer. Through Charis Treat, Szent-Germain meets a group of American academics living away from home, all with similar stigmas attached to their teaching; they call themselves the Ex-Pats' Coven becuase they are the victims of a witch hunt.
In America, a CIA bureaucrat, eager for advancement, has come up with a story that will gain him a promotion, one that involves the Ex-Pats' Coven, and Szent-Germain, who has gladly taken manuscripts from Coven members for publication through Eclipse Press, and is suspected of bring a Russian agent. Szent-Germain's relationship with Charis becomes complex, and turns dangerous as the plot of the CIA bureaucrat creates more danger for everyone in the Coven, and Charis Treat is in the most danger of all.
Out of the House of Life In memoires and memories, Saint-Germain recounts to Madelaine de Montalia, on a dig in Luxor, his experiences there for years. Madelaine becomes involved with a German physician and a rather sweet young Englishman while she works to unearth the past that so fascinates her. In the Face of Death Madelaine de Montalia's long-term, on-and-off again affaire with William Tecumseh Sherman, beginning in San Francisco, including a portion of the Civil War and its aftermath, and ending in Europe and the Middle East.
A Flame in Byzantium Olivia in Byzantium during the reign of Justinian. Crusader's Torch Olivia attempts to leave Tyre at the start of the 3 rd Crusade. A Candle for d'Artagnan Path of the Eclipse China, Tibet, and India, At the University of Lo-Yang, Shih Ghieh-Man has become suspect because he is a foreigner; he accepts a post at a remote fortress commanded by the female warlord, T'en Chih-Yu, and travels there with the faithful Rogerian.
Tempting Fate Russia, Europe, and England Fleeing the chaos of Russia, Saint-Germain encounters an abandoned child with partial amnesia: Laisha becomes his ward. The Saint-Germain Chronicles six shorter works: A Question of Patronage In the mid s, Saint-Germain visits London, and with the help of a young accounting clerk, John Henry Broddrib, uncovers a scheme that has bilked Saint-Germain of a small fortune: in thanks, he becomes John Henry's patron, enabling him to become Henry Irving, knighted actor and Bram Stoker's boss.
The Spider Glass At Copsehowe, an Edwardian country house, the guests are told the story of the family heirloom - the Spider Glass: a mirror with a strange history - while Saint-Germain, who made the glass and gave it to the Earl's ancestor, as the current owner's guest, mentally compares the legend to the reality.
Seat Partner On a transatlantic flight, a young American tourist finds herself in first class next to Saint-Germain, and upon landing, is invited to have dinner with him. Cabin 33 At a Rocky Mountain resort, supposedly owned by a Mr. Better in the Dark Saxony, 10 th century Washed ashore on the desolate coast of Saxony, Ragoczy is saved and taken in by Ranegonda, the local Gerefa, serving in her brother's place.
Mansions of Darkness Latin America, Arriving in the Viceroyalty of Peru, San Germanno makes himself useful as a healer; at the request of the Presidencia he escorts Acanna Tupac, one of the last surviving Incan aristocrats, with whom he becomes involved. Writ in Blood Russia, Europe, and England, Fearing an outbreak of war, Czar Nicolai sends Ragoczy and his manservant to England and Germany on a personal mission to his relatives Edward, Wilhelm to try to arrange an arms control treaty.
All this is observed by Sidney Reilly, the enigmatic master spy Blood Roses Europe, Francois de Saint-Germain, Sieur Ragoczy is living in Orgon near Avignon, making wine and dealing with traders, including Hue d'Ormonde and his precocious daughter Jenfra; Rogres runs his household.
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Communion Blood Rome, Summoned to Rome by Niklos Aulirios, Olivia's manservant, to help preserve her estate, Saint-Germain becomes Niklos' advocate, setting up household in his old Roman villa, Rogerio in charge of its restoration. Come Twilight Spain, 7 th , 8 th , and 12 th centuries Over a period of almost six centuries Saint-Germain and Roger revisit Spain and the village where Csimenae lives; during their first stay in the village, Saint-Germain makes her a vampire to save her life, and during his return visits, he finds out how wrong she got it, as she creates a tribe of undead and becomes an object of terrified worship.
Midnight Harvest Europe and America, Worsening military situations in Spain compel Saint-Germain to leave Europe; he and Roger travel to Boston, then Chicago, and finally to California, unaware that a paid assassin is following them.
Dark of the Sun Asia and Eastern Europe, AD The catastrophic eruption of Krakatoa in February of begins an environmental break-down that drives the European merchant Zangi-Ragozh from Yang-Chau in China, across the Asian deserts to Sarai on the Caspian Sea where he is nearly beheaded as a shamanistic offering to pagan gods. States of Grace Venice and the Lowlands, The distinguished foreigner, il Conte di Santo-Germano, living in Venice where he is a successful merchant and publisher, and lover of a talented woman composer, is called to the Lowlands, where his other presses have come under the scrutiny of the Spanish - who at the time controlled most of the Low Countries - for his publishing ventures, while in Venice, an unscrupulous accountant undertakes to raid di Santo-Germano's wealth and ruin his reputation so that he cannot call the man to answer for his crimes.
Roman Dusk Rome, AD While living in Roma and enjoying the company of the famed courtesan Melidulci, Ragoczy Germainus Sanct' Franciscus seeks to help Pax Ignatia Laelius, a twenty-four-year-old upper-class Roman woman who is caring for her invalid mother.
Malpas, Phillip A. The Comte de Saint-Germain. Theosophical Path. ISBN May, Karl. German Edition.
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Kindle Edition. Overton Fuller, Jean. Last Scion of the House of Rakoczy. East-West Publications; London, Pope-Hennessey, Una. The Comte De Saint-Germain. Reprint ed, Secret Societies and the French Revolution. Forgotten Books; Lexington, KY, Pratt, David. The Count of Saint-Germain.
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