The Thief On The Winged Horse

Author: Kate Mascarenhas
Editor: Head of Zeus Ltd
ISBN: 1789543800
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A dazzling mixture of crime, romance, magic and myth from the author of the bestselling The Psychology of Time Travel. The Kendrick family have been making world-famous dolls for over 200 years. But their dolls aren't coveted for the craftsmanship alone. Each one has a specific emotion laid on it by its creator. A magic that can make you feel bucolic bliss or consuming paranoia at a single touch. Though founded by sisters, now only men may know the secrets of the workshop. Persephone Kendrick longs to break tradition and learn her ancestors' craft, and when a handsome stranger arrives claiming doll-making talent and blood ties to the family, she sees a chance to grasp all she desires. But then, one night, the firm's most valuable doll is stolen. Only someone with knowledge of magic could have taken her. Only a Kendrick could have committed this crime... Reviews for Kate Mascarenhas: Witty, inventive and unflashily wise about human hearts; Mascarenhas's future promises to be an exciting one' GUARDIAN 'Breathtakingly tender and wryly understated' NEW YORK TIMES 'Captivating, delightful and thoroughly original' JENNIE MELAMED
The Thief on the Winged Horse
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Kate Mascarenhas
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-12 - Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd

A dazzling mixture of crime, romance, magic and myth from the author of the bestselling The Psychology of Time Travel. The Kendrick family have been making world-famous dolls for over 200 years. But their dolls aren't coveted for the craftsmanship alone. Each one has a specific emotion laid on it
The Psychology of Time Travel
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Kate Mascarenhas
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-09 - Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd

'An astonishing debut ... Breathtakingly tender and wryly understated' NEW YORK TIMES. 'Genre-defying ... Witty and inventive' GUARDIAN. 1967. Four female scientists invent a time travel machine. But then one of them suffers a breakdown and puts the whole project in peril... 2017. Ruby knows her Granny Bee was the
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Language: en
Pages: 189
Authors: Philip Leibfried, Chei Mi Lane
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-20 - Publisher: McFarland

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Language: en
Pages: 156
Authors: James Ellis
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-09 - Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing

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Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Marina L. Levitina
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-29 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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