A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, Book 1) by Deborah Harkness

By Deborah Harkness

In a glowing debut, A Discovery of Witches grew to become the "it" publication of early 2011, bringing Deborah Harkness into the highlight and provoking fanatics around the globe. during this story of ardour and obsession, Diana Bishop, a tender student 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 prime guy, vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont. Harkness has created a universe to rival these of Anne Rice, Diana Gabaldon, and Elizabeth Kostova, and she or he provides a scholar's intensity to this riveting tale of magic and suspense.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, Book 1) PDF

Similar vampires books

Jane and the Damned: A Novel

Jane Austen
Novelist . . . gentlewoman . . . Damned, Fanged, and unsafe to grasp.

Aspiring author Jane Austen is familiar with that decent younger girls like herself are meant to shun the Damned—the attractive, trendy, exquisitely seductive vampires who're the entire rage in Georgian England in 1797. So while an blameless (she believes) flirtation leads to her being turned—by an absolute cad of a bloodsucker—she acquiesces to her family’s needs and departs for bathtub to take the waters, the one identified medication.

yet what she encounters there's thoroughly unforeseen: perilous jealousies and additional betrayals, a brand new friendship and a potential love. but all that needs to be set aside whilst the warring French invade unsuspecting Bath—and the streets run purple with strong English blood. without warning simply the staunchly British Damned can safeguard the kingdom they love . . . with Jane Austen major the cost on the battle’s vanguard.

Uploader unencumber Notes:
retail EPUB, contains bankruptcy markings

Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Collection 11-15

The number one manhattan instances bestselling writer who "just retains recovering and better" (St. Louis Post-Dispatch) provides 5 novels in her sensational supernatural sequence that includes Anita Blake, federal marshal and vampire hunter.

Cerulean Sins
Incubus Dreams
Danse Macabre
The Harlequin

Thief of Lives (The Noble Dead, Book 2)

At the heels of DHAMPIR, Barb and J. C. Hendee's acclaimed delusion debut, comes THIEF OF LIVES, the recent novel that includes Magiere and Leesil, Slayers of the Undead. .. .
Magiere the dhampir thinks that her nights of searching vampires are over. After settling down in her newly followed village of Miiska — now vampire-free, due to her and her half-elf accomplice, Leesil — she seems ahead to quiet days tending to her tavern.
But far-off within the capital urban of Bela, a favorite councilman's daughter has been stumbled on useless on her personal doorstep. .. and all indicators aspect to a vampire. figuring out that the battered and burned village of Miiska may possibly use an infusion of money, Bela's city council bargains a beneficiant bounty to the dhampir if she is going to slay their vampire. Magiere resists, in need of not anything greater than to disregard her earlier and forget about her half-vampire nature. in basic terms Leesil can convince Magiere to stick to her future — earlier than extra blameless lives are claimed through darkness.

Choice of the Cat (The Vampire Earth, Book 2)

The alien Reapers have governed Earth for forty-five years. David Valentine is a member of the human resistance, who's now being knowledgeable as a Cat-an elite stealth warrior. His first challenge is to enquire the specter of the Twisted move, a mysterious new strength less than Reaper keep an eye on.

Extra resources for A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, Book 1)

Sample text

It would seem,” she said. Grandfather frowned. “If so, this is distressing indeed. The Alexander I knew of was a powerful ancient, Embraced in Athens seven centuries before the birth of the Christian god. If he has been driven from Paris, he will seek dominion over others. ” Alessandro asked. “They were Germans, I thought, but still…” Arnulf snorted. “I’ve heard stories of French and German high-bloods fighting together in the Carpathian wars. ” “Not easily, if he is nearly two millennia old,” Qarakh said.

Qarakh smiled, displaying his fangs. ” Alessandro looked thoughtful. “This would explain the reports of trespassers that we have received of late. ” “Spies, you mean,” Arnulf growled. “Whichever the case, we shall know more of that upon Wilhelmina’s return,” Qarakh said. If she returns, whispered his Beast. “The question is why Alexander is marching on Livonia,” Grandfather said. “He no longer rules in Paris, and wishes to establish his own empire here,” Deverra said. Qarakh shook his head. “He is used to ruling a city.

Things with fur and claws and far too many teeth. Marques was an experienced horseman, and riding at night was no problem for him, but he didn’t know this land and was traveling too swiftly to note his surroundings. Besides, everything looked the same: tree after tree after tree, the pattern broken only by the occasional grassy plain or marshy expanse. He was well and truly lost, and even if by some stroke of good fortune he managed to evade his pursuers, come morning he would have difficulty finding shelter from the sun’s deadly light.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.67 of 5 – based on 17 votes