By Juliet Dark
A can't-miss learn for fanatics of Deborah Harkness and Karen Marie Moning, The Angel Stone weaves a story of historical folklore and exciting delusion with a passionate love tale that transcends time.
For Callie McFay, a half-witch/half-fey professor of folklore and Gothic literature, the struggle to save lots of the enchanted city of Fairwick, ny, is way from over. After a adversarial takeover by means of the Grove-a sinister workforce of witches and their cohorts-many of the neighborhood fey were banished or killed, together with Callie's one real love. And rather than the spirit of tolerance and concord, the recent management at Fairwick collage has fostered an air of possibility and mistrust.
along with her special magical talents, Callie is the single person who can rescue her buddies from exile and fix order to the school-a activity that calls for her to discover the Angel Stone, a mythical talisman of giant strength. Propelled on a unprecedented quest again to seventeenth-century Scotland, Callie dangers her lifestyles to acquire the stone. but whilst she encounters a pretty incarnation of her misplaced love, she unearths the larger chance is to her center. because the destiny of Fairwick hangs within the stability, Callie needs to make a wrenching selection: reclaim an opportunity for everlasting ardour or store every thing she holds dear.
Praise for The Angel Stone
"Intelligently written and visually beautiful . . . This tale is a sheer delight."-RT e-book Reviews
"Dark skillfully entwines the earlier and current, the mundane and magical, love and loss, to spin a superbly nuanced and sensuous story rooted in legend and lore."-Booklist
Praise for Juliet Dark
"Dark's letter-perfect gothic sort is a delightful tribute to earlier gothic novels, and the magical components, together with incubi, fae, vampires, and witches, make this a stellar romance."-Booklist, on The Demon Lover
"Fast relocating . . . should still entice readers of Charlaine Harris' Sookie Stackhouse novels."-New York magazine of Books, on The Water Witch
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