By Juliet Dark
A can’t-miss learn for lovers 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 much from over. After a opposed takeover by means of the Grove—a sinister team of witches and their cohorts—many of the neighborhood fey were banished or killed, together with Callie’s one real love. And as opposed to the spirit of tolerance and concord, the recent management at Fairwick university has fostered an air of probability and mistrust.
along with her specific magical skills, Callie is the single one that can rescue her buddies from exile and repair order to the school—a activity that calls for her to discover the Angel Stone, a mythical talisman of tremendous strength. Propelled on a rare quest again to seventeenth-century Scotland, Callie dangers her lifestyles to procure the stone. but while she encounters an attractive incarnation of her misplaced love, she reveals the higher hazard 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 attractive . . . This tale is a sheer delight.”—RT booklet Reviews
“Dark skillfully entwines the prior 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 lovely tribute to prior 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 . . . may still attract readers of Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse novels.”—New York magazine of Books, on The Water Witch
From the exchange Paperback edition.