The exciting third installment in the ALL SOULS trilogy following the No.1 internationally bestselling A Discovery of Witches and Shadow of Night
Fall under the spell of Diana and Matthew once more in the stunning climax to their epic tale, following A Discovery of Witches and Shadow of Night.
A world of witches, daemons and vampires. A manuscript which holds the secrets of their past and the key to their future. Diana and Matthew - the forbidden love at the heart of it.
After travelling through time in Shadow of Night, the second book in Deborah Harkness's enchant ing series, historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present to face new crises and old enemies. At Matthew's ancestral home in France they reunite with their families - with one heart-breaking exception. But the real threat to their future is yet to be revealed, and when it is, the search for the elusive manuscript Ashmole 782 and its missing pages takes on a terrifying urgency. Using ancient knowl edge and modern science, from the palaces of Venice and beyond, Diana and Matthew will finally learn what the witches discovered so many centuries ago.
About the Author
Deborah Harkness is a historian of science and a professor of history at the University of Southern California. She spent several years in Oxford doing research (and really did once find a missing manuscript in the Bodleian Library!). She has written The Jewel House: Elizabethan London and The Scientific Revolution as well as the three novels in the internationally bestselling All Souls trilogy, A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Nightand The Book of Life.
What a rich, thrilling and educational tale is... A captivating and romantic ripping yarn - Guardian
Intelligent and off-the-wall...irresistible to Twilight
fans - The Sunday Times
With its vast cast, extensive travel, and eclectic mix of genetics, history, romance and domestic drama, the plot rips along. Harkness has a legion of fans, and this will delight most. - Herald Sun, Melbourne
Spellbinding... Unputdownable - Woman & Home
A vast, sexy, historical romp of a novel. There's no doubting Harkness's vivid imagination - Daily Mirror
An inventive addition to the supernatural craze...has exciting amounts of spells, kisses and battles, and is recounted with enchanting, page-turning panache - Marie Claire