A Discovery of Witches
Soon to be a major TV series (All Souls 1)
By Deborah Harkness
The phenomenal international bestseller and the first volume in the enthralling All SOULS trilogy, preceding SHADOW OF NIGHT and THE BOOK OF LIFE.
THE NUMBER ONE INTERNATIONAL AND SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. THE FIRST IN THE MUST-HAVE, MUST-READ ALL SOULS TRILOGY.
It begins with absence and desire. It begins with blood and fear. It begins with a discovery of witches.
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 all.
Five reasons to read A Discovery of Witches and the All Souls Trilogy
'Rich, thrilling ... A captivating and romantic ripping yarn' EL James
'Intelligent and off-the-wall ... irrestistible to Twilight fans' Sunday Times
'I could lose myself in here and never want to come out ... Utterly enchanting on every level' Manda Scott
'Exciting amounts of spells, kisses and battles, and is recounted with enchanting, page-turning panache' Marie Claire
'A bubbling cauldron of illicit desire ... an assured saga that blends romance with fantasy' Daily Mail
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 NIGHT and THE BOOK OF LIFE.
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08 Feb 2011
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'Intelligent and off-the-wall, it will be irresistible to Twilight fans' — The Sunday Times
'A bubbling cauldron of illicit desire...all the ingredients for an assured saga that blends romance with fantasy' — Daily Mail
'An inventive addition to the supernatural craze... Historian Harkness's racy paranormal romance has exciting amounts of spells, kisses and battles, and is recounted with enchanting, page-turning panache' — Marie Claire
'A romp through magical academia' — Guardian
'...a grand romance smartly dressed up in the fashion for the occult...Sauced up with magic as well as being intelligent, the novel will be irresistible to Twilight fans' — The Sunday Times