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The Secrets of Life and Death

Rebecca Alexander


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PUBLISHED: 13th March 2014
ISBN: 9780091953249
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When Jackdaw Hammond learns of a young woman found dead on a train, her body covered in arcane symbols, she must finish what Kelley and Dee started, or die trying...
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  • Paperback
    $31.69
PUBLISHED: 13th March 2014
ISBN: 9780091953249
ANNOTATION:
When Jackdaw Hammond learns of a young woman found dead on a train, her body covered in arcane symbols, she must finish what Kelley and Dee started, or die trying...

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When Jackdaw Hammond learns of a young woman found dead on a train, her body covered in arcane symbols, she must finish what Kelley and Dee started, or die trying...

Publisher Description

Destined to die.Saved by Fate.1585. When Edward Kelley and his master, Dr John Dee, discover a dark secret at the heart of the Countess Elizabeth Bathory?s illness, they fear the cure will prove more terrifying than death...2013. When Jackdaw Hammond learns of a young woman found dead on a train, her body covered in arcane symbols, she must finish what Kelley and Dee started, or die trying...

Author Biography

Rebecca fell in love with all things sorcerous, magical and witchy as a teenager and has enjoyed reading and writing fantasy ever since. She wrote her first book aged nineteen, and since then has been runner up in the Mslexia novel writing competition and the Yeovil Literary Prize 2012. Trained in psychology and education, and having researched magical thinking in adults for her MSc, Rebecca met some really interesting people in some very odd circumstances, which she could no longer resist writing down. She lives in a haunted house by the sea with her second husband, four cats, three chickens and the occasional rook.

Review

Immersive and fascinating...Don't miss this one. -- Mur Lafferty, John W. Campbell Award-winning author of The Shambling Guides Alexander has crafted a gripping page-turner successfully blending history and fiction with magic and sorcery; truly a wonderfully and uniquely inspired novel. Historical Novel Society reminiscent of the masterly Stephen Lloyd Jones thebookbag.co.uk an enjoyable read ... Plenty of tension and some chilling moments kept me going until the very end crimereview.co.uk [The Secrets of Life and Death] is a fine addition to the urban fantasy genre and marks Alexander as an author to watch The Independent on Sunday

Product Details

Author
Rebecca Alexander
Year
2014
ISBN-10
0091953243
ISBN-13
9780091953249
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2014-03-13
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Pages
448
Media
Book
Publisher
Ebury Publishing
Series
Secrets
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade