By Deborah Harkness

In a glowing debut, A Discovery of Witches grew to become the "it" booklet of early 2011, bringing Deborah Harkness into the highlight and provoking enthusiasts around the globe. during this story of ardour and obsession, Diana Bishop, a tender pupil and the descendant of witches, discovers a long-lost and enchanted alchemical manuscript deep in Oxford's Bodleian Library. Its reappearance summons a fantastical underworld, which she navigates together with her major guy, vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont. Harkness has created a universe to rival these of Anne Rice, Diana Gabaldon, and Elizabeth Kostova, and he or she provides a scholar's intensity to this riveting tale of magic and suspense.

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He laughed a little, knocked the ashes out of his pipe, and poured himself out some wine. For a while neither of us spoke, and the moon rose higher, and we both looked at the Thing that lay on the mound. "You might make a story about that," said Holger after a long time. "There is one," 1 answered. " "Go ahead," said Holger, who likes stories. Old Alario was dying up there in the village behind the hill. You remember him, I have no doubt. They say that he made his money by selling 32 FOR THE BLOOD Is THE LIFE sham jewelry in South America, and escaped with his gains when he was found out.

Ernest saw him standing at the window, and protested from the sitting-room. " He dropped the curtains and came away from the windows. " "I suppose it does look that way from here," offered Henry, who had come back into the sitting-room. " AUGUST DERLETH 45 Ernest made an impatient gesture at this, and Clodetta did not answer. Henry sat down before the radio and began to move the dial slowly. Ernest had found himself a book, and was becoming interested, but Clodetta continued to sit with her eyes fixed upon the still slowly moving curtains cutting off the French windows.

Clodetta shot a quick glance across the table toward her husband, whose attention had also been drawn to his aunt; his face vouchsafed her nothing. She turned again to find that the old lady had transferred her gaze to her, regarding her stonily and in silence. Clodetta felt uncomfortable. " Clodetta flushed, remembering. "I did, Aunt. I'm sorry. " The old lady made an odd, grunting sound, shifting her gaze once again to the French windows. She made a barely perceptible movement, and Lisa ran forward from the shadow of the hall, where she had been regarding the two at table with stern disapproval.

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