Die Seelen Der Nacht

Author: Deborah Harkness
Editor: Blanvalet Verlag
ISBN: 3641093384
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Eine Liebe, stärker als das Leben selbst ... Diana Bishop ist Historikerin mit Leib und Seele. Dass in ihr zudem das Blut eines uralten Hexengeschlechts fließt, versucht sie im Alltag mit aller Kraft zu ignorieren. Doch als Diana in der altehrwürdigen Bodleian-Bibliothek in Oxford ein magisches Manuskript in die Hände fällt, kann sie ihre Herkunft nicht länger verleugnen: Hexen, Dämonen und Vampire heften sich an ihre Fersen, um ihr das geheime Wissen zu entlocken – wenn nötig mit Gewalt. Hilfe erfährt Diana ausgerechnet von Matthew Clairmont, Naturwissenschaftler, 1500 Jahre alter Vampir – und der Mann, der Diana bald schon mehr bedeuten wird als ihr eigenes Leben ... Ein mitreißender, wundervoll erzählter Roman über Magie, Abenteuer und Romantik.

Das Buch Der Nacht

Author: Deborah Harkness
Editor: Blanvalet Verlag
ISBN: 3641146380
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Wenn die größte Gefahr eine Liebe hervorbringt, die stärker ist als das Leben selbst ... Nach ihrer Zeitreise in das London Elisabeth‘ I. kehren Diana Bishop und Matthew Clairmont zurück in die Gegenwart, wo neue Herausforderungen, vor allem aber alte Feinde sie erwarten. In Sept-Tour, der Heimat von Matthews Ahnen, treffen sie aber auch endlich ihre Freunde und ihre Familien wieder. Außerdem werden sie mit einem tragischen Verlust konfrontiert, der besonders Diana trifft. Die wahre Bedrohung für die Zukunft aber, muss noch aufgedeckt werden, und dafür ist es von höchster Wichtigkeit, das Geheimnis um das verschollene Manuskript Ashmole 782 zu entschlüsseln und die fehlenden Seiten zu finden ... Der krönende Abschluss der großen Saga.

Wo Die Nacht Beginnt

Author: Deborah Harkness
Editor: Blanvalet Verlag
ISBN: 3641095700
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Die größte Liebesgeschichte seit Romeo und Julia Ihre Liebe ist stärker als jede Regel, stärker als die Zeit und das Leben selbst. Doch als Diana und Matthew im elisabethanischen London angekommen sind, werden sie auf eine harte Probe gestellt. In einer Welt der Spione und der Täuschung muss Diana einen Tutor finden, der sie in der fortgeschrittenen Hexenkunst unterweist, während Matthew unfreiwillig mit seiner Vergangenheit konfrontiert wird. Und welche Rolle spielt der enge Kreis von Matthews Freunden, die einst die geheimnisvolle »Schule der Nacht« gründeten und ihre gemeinsame Zukunft bedrohen? Nach ihrem großen Erfolg "Die Seelen der Nacht" ist "Wo die Nacht beginnt" Deborah Harkness' zweiter Roman.

A Discovery Of Witches

Author: Deborah Harkness
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0755374053
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*Now a major Sky original production* THE NUMBER ONE INTERNATIONAL AND SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. A Discovery of Witches is 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. Fall under the spell of Diana and Matthew in the stunning first volume of the No.1 internationally bestselling ALL SOULS trilogy. 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. When historian Diana Bishop opens an alchemical manuscript in the Bodleian Library, it's an unwelcome intrusion of magic into her carefully ordered life. Though Diana is a witch of impeccable lineage, the violent death of her parents while she was still a child convinced her that human fear is more potent than any witchcraft. Now Diana has unwittingly exposed herself to a world she's kept at bay for years; one of powerful witches, creative, destructive daemons and long-lived vampires. Sensing the significance of Diana's discovery, the creatures gather in Oxford, among them the enigmatic Matthew Clairmont, a vampire genticist. Diana is inexplicably drawn to Matthew and, in a shadowy world of half-truths and old enmities, ties herself to him without fully understanding the ancient line they are crossing. As they begin to unlock the secrets of the manuscript and their feelings for each other deepen, so the fragile balance of peace unravels... Five reasons to read A Discovery of Witches and the All Souls Trilogy 'Rich, thrilling ... A captivating and romantic ripping yarn' E L 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

The All Souls Complete Trilogy

Author: Deborah Harkness
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 147224298X
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Available together for the first time in the UK, the complete Sunday Times Number One bestselling ALL SOULS trilogy. Perfect for fans of Neil Gaiman, Diana Gabaldon and Victoria Aveyard. 'This is a glorious, finely-wrought gem of a book: intelligent, thoughtful, intricate. . . Utterly enchanting on every level' Manda Scott on A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES 'Deborah Harkness writes as if she's the hugely more talented love child of Diana Gabaldon and J. K. Rowling' thebookbag.co.uk on SHADOW OF NIGHT 'Rich in arcane detail, fans will relish this exotic cauldron of romantic fantasy' Sunday Mirror on THE BOOK OF LIFE 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. A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES. SHADOW OF NIGHT. THE BOOK OF LIFE. Praise for Deborah Harkness and the ALL SOULS trilogy: 'Deborah Harkness proves to be a novelist of considerable talent. My favourite series of recent years' bookabookshop.co.uk 'Intelligent and off-the-wall . . . irresistible to Twilight fans' The Sunday Times 'I fell in love with it from the very first page' Danielle Trussoni 'A spellbinding saga . . . unputdownable' Woman & Home 'Harkness has a gift for storytelling' pamreader.blogspot.co.uk '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 . . . enchanting' Marie Claire 'Simply stunning. . . a beautiful work of fiction that fastens onto your heart and feeds your mind' thetruthaboutbooks.com 'Harkness's poetic narrative blooms and breathes life into a dangerous moment in history' nightlifebooks.blogspot.co.uk A Conversation with Deborah Harkness How did you become interested in the intersection of alchemy, magic, and science? Historically, what do you see as the relationship between science and religion or mysticism? In college, I had a wonderful professor who taught a class on these subjects. To kick off the class, he asked us, 'How do you know what you think you know?' I've spent the last quarter century trying to answer that question. Because the world is a mysterious place and our relationship to it is not always clear, people have often turned to science, faith, and magic for answers. They help people find responses to the questions of, who am I and why am I here? Diana is an appealing heroine, determined, accomplished, and yet aware of her own weaknesses. In what ways, if any, does Diana reflect your own experience or personality? There are some similarities - Diana is also a historian of science, also interested in the history of alchemy, and shares some of my passions (including television cooking programs, tea, and rowing). Really, all the characters have some element of me in them. I think that's how authors create imaginary people who nevertheless feel real. The rest of Diana's character comes from a combination of qualities I admire in others, wish fulfilment, and my completion of the following statement: 'Wouldn't it be great if a heroine in a book was . . . Find out more about Deborah Harkness and read the full conversation in THE ALL SOULS COMPLETE TRILOGY.

The World Of All Souls

Author: Deborah Harkness
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 147223765X
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Discover the truths, the history, the myths and the magic behind the bestselling All Souls trilogy. Fall under the spell once more with this all-encompassing insider's guide to A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night and The Book of Life. The All Souls trilogy by Deborah Harkness, featuring historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont, delves into mythology, alchemy, literature and architecture. And history is brought to life. With her signature historian's touch, Deborah Harkness offers an encyclopaedic look at the series, complete with synopses, character biographies, maps, recipes, and even the science behind creatures, magic and alchemy. Bursting with fascinating facts and original artwork, The World of All Souls is the ultimate companion for fans of the All Souls trilogy and unlocks this fantastical world, letting you in on all its secrets and mysteries. Praise for the All Souls trilogy: 'This is a glorious, finely-wrought gem of a book: intelligent, thoughtful, intricate. . . Utterly enchanting on every level' Manda Scott on A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES 'Deborah Harkness writes as if she's the hugely more talented love child of Diana Gabaldon and J. K. Rowling' thebookbag.co.uk on SHADOW OF NIGHT 'Rich in arcane detail, fans will relish this exotic cauldron of romantic fantasy' Sunday Mirror on THE BOOK OF LIFE

A Discovery Of Witches

Author: Deborah E. Harkness
Editor: Viking Adult
ISBN: 9780670022410
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Discovering a magical manuscript in Oxford's library, scholar Diana Bishop, a descendant of witches who has rejected her heritage, inadvertently unleashes a fantastical underworld of daemons, witches and vampires whose activities center around an enchanted treasure.

Willkommen In Night Vale

Author: Joseph Fink
Editor: Klett-Cotta
ISBN: 3608109404
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Night Vale, ein Städtchen in der Wüste. Irgendwo in der Weite des amerikanischen Südwestens. Geister, Engel, Aliens oder ein Haus, das nachdenkt, gehören hier zum Alltag. Night Vale ist völlig anders als alle anderen Städte, die Sie kennen – und doch seltsam vertraut. Jackie Fierro betreibt schon lange das örtliche Pfandhaus in Night Vale. Eines Tages verpfändet ein Fremder einen Zettel, auf dem in Bleistift die zwei Worte »King City« geschrieben stehen. Jackie hat sofort ein merkwürdiges Gefühl. Kaum ist er in Richtung Wüste verschwunden, erinnert sich niemand an ihn – aber Jackie kann das Papier nicht mehr aus der Hand legen. Zusammen mit der alleinerziehenden Mutter eines jugendlichen Gestaltwandlers geht Jackie daran, das Rätsel von »King City« zu lösen. Ihr Weg führt die beiden in die Bibliothek von Night Vale, die allerdings noch kaum jemand wieder lebend verlassen hat ... »Möglicherweise das beste Buch, das ich in den letzten Jahren gelesen habe.« Patrick Rothfuss

A Discovery Of Witches Free Exclusive Chapter Sampler

Author: Deborah Harkness
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472225058
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Free for a limited time only, this is the thrilling opening to the internationally bestselling All Souls trilogy. A Discovery of Witches will introduce you to the magical world of Diana Bishop and Matthew Clairmont. Look out for second book Shadow of Night, also available now, and the final instalment The Book of Life, out on July 15th 2014.

Shadow Of Night

Author: Deborah Harkness
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0755384768
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Fall deeper under the spell of Diana and Matthew in the captivating second volume of the No.1 internationally bestselling ALL SOULS trilogy, following A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES. Perfect for fans of Neil Gaiman and Diana Gabaldon. *A Discovery of Witches is soon to be a major TV series - immerse yourself in the ALL SOULS world* 'Deborah Harkness writes as if she's the hugely more talented love child of Diana Gabaldon and J. K. Rowling' thebookbag.co.uk on SHADOW OF NIGHT In a world of witches, daemons and vampires the fragile balance of peace is unravelling. Diana and Matthew's forbidden love has broken the laws dividing creatures. To discover the manuscript which holds their hope for the future, they must now travel back to the past. When Diana Bishop, descended from a line of powerful witches, discovered a significant alchemical manuscript in the Bodleian Library, she sparked a struggle in which she became bound to long-lived vampire Matthew Clairmont. Now the coexistence of witches, daemons, vampires and humans is dangerously threatened. Seeking safety, Diana and Matthew travel back in time to London, 1590. But they soon realise that the past may not provide a haven. Reclaiming his former identity as poet and spy for Queen Elizabeth, the vampire falls back in with a group of radicals known as the School of Night. Many are unruly daemons, the creative minds of the age, including playwright Christopher Marlowe and mathematician Thomas Harriot. Together Matthew and Diana scour Tudor London for the elusive manuscript Ashmole 782, and search for the witch who will teach Diana how to control her remarkable powers...