Out of a city devastated by plague and fire rises the most powerful Darkwitch in history. Restoration London becomes the field of the most desperate battle yet for the players of the Troy Game.
Asterion lurks in a nightmarish lair built against the rear wall of the bone house of St Dunstan's-in-the-East. Here he traps Cornelia-reborn Noah Banks and Genvissa-reborn Jane Orr and plots to obtain the kingship bands the Troy Game and Noah.
But no one could have anticipated an ancient Darkwitch rising from the dead with a secret so terrible it will not merely tear both Game and land apart but devastate any chance that Noah and her lover Brutus can be together.
Darkwitch Rising continues The Troy Game's journey through ancient labyrinthine secrets. It is the third instalment of this epic four-book series spanning 3 000 years and the history of one of the world's greatest cities - London.
About the Author
Sara Douglass was born in Penola, South Australia, and moved to Adelaide when she was seven. She spent her early working life as a nurse before completing three degrees at the University of Adelaide. After receiving a PhD in early modern English history, Sara worked as a Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at La Trobe University, Bendigo, until 2000. Sara′s first novel, BattleAxe, was published in 1995 and she wrote a further 19 books of epic and historical fantasy fiction, a collection of short stories, and two books of non-fiction. Three of her novels won the Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy and many were shortlisted. Sara shifted to Hobart, Tasmania, in 2005 and lived there writing full-time and restoring her beautiful old house and garden, until her death in September 2011.
Series: Troy Game Ser.
Number Of Pages: 810
Published: 26th April 2006
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Dimensions (cm): 18.1 x 11.4 x 5.1
Weight (kg): 0.442