The Book of Life
THE NO.1 SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES HARDBACK BESTSELLER
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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.
‘Rich in arcane detail, fans will relish this exotic cauldron of romantic fantasy’ Sunday Mirror on THE BOOK OF LIFE
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.
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 * A vast, sexy, historical romp of a novel. There's no doubting Harkness's vivid imagination * Daily Mirror * A bubbling cauldron of illicit desire...all the ingredients for an assured saga that blends romance with fantasy * Daily Mail * This is a glorious, finely-wrought gem of a book: intelligent, thoughtful, intricate... I could lose myself in here and never want to come out: what better accolade can there be? ...Utterly enchanting on every level -- Manda Scott Spellbinding... Unputdownable * Woman & Home * Intelligent and off-the-wall...irresistible to Twilight fans * The Sunday Times * What a rich, thrilling and educational tale is... A captivating and romantic ripping yarn -- E L James * Guardian *
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