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The Witch Who Courted Death : A spellbinding read for Halloween 2018 - Maria Lewis

The Witch Who Courted Death

A spellbinding read for Halloween 2018

Paperback Published: 30th October 2018
ISBN: 9780349421292
Number Of Pages: 288

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This time reinventing witches and ghosts with a much-needed feminist twist, The Witch Who Courted Death is a brand new title from the bestselling author of Who's Afraid?

Considering her status as the world's most powerful medium, Corvossier 'Casper' von Klitzing and her twin brother Barastin had a pretty normal life. Her unrivalled ability to speak with and control the dead had made her a living, made her notorious ... and made her a target.

After a horrific incident in her home city of Berlin, Casper's life is forever changed. The sole survivor, she is consumed with vengeance towards an enemy she doesn't understand. The only other person ever to escape the legendary Oct was a witch - so Casper is soon on her trail.

But this witch does not want to be found.

Diving headfirst into the supernaturally secretive world of spells, charms and covens, it's not long before Casper is crossing much more than just the line between the living and the dead . . .

About the Author

Maria Lewis is an author, journalist and screenwriter based in Sydney, Australia. Getting her start as a police reporter, her writing on pop culture has appeared in publications such as the New York Post, Guardian, Penthouse, The Daily Mail, Empire Magazine, Gizmodo, Huffington Post, The Daily and Sunday Telegraph, Junkee and many more. Previously seen as a presenter on SBS Viceland’s nightly news program The Feed and as the host of Cleverfan on ABC, she has been a journalist for over 13 years.

Her best-selling debut novel Who's Afraid? was published in 2016, followed by its sequel Who’s Afraid Too? in 2017. which was nominated for Best Horror Novel at the Aurealis Awards in 2018. Who’s Afraid? is being developed for television by the Emmy and BAFTA award-winning Hoodlum Entertainment. Her Young Adult debut, It Came From The Deep, was released globally on October 31, Halloween, 2017 and is a twist on The Little Mermaid. Her fourth book, The Witch Who Courted Death, is set for release on October 31, Halloween, 2018.

Industry Reviews

Reinventing witches and ghosts with a much-needed feminist twist, this is a gripping, unmissable new read from one of the most exciting voices in fantasy - EVERYONE'S talking about Maria Lewis:

'If you haven't heard about Maria Lewis you must have been living under a rock.' - Good Reading Magazine

'I can't wait to find out what happens next!' - Keri Arthur

'Truly one of the best in the genre I have ever read.' - Oscar-nominee Lexi Alexander (Green Street Hooligans, Punisher: War Zone, Arrow, Supergirl)

'Journalist Maria Lewis grabs the paranormal fiction genre by the scruff of its neck and gives it a shake' - The West Australian

'An intriguing take on a classic monster with vibrant, modern characters.' - Sci Fi Bulletin

'Pay attention urban fantasy fans - Maria Lewis is a name you'll want to remember.' - One More Page

ISBN: 9780349421292
ISBN-10: 0349421293
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 30th October 2018
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.4  x 3.5
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1

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