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The Wolves of Mid-winter

by Anne Rice

eBooks of the Month Thriller and Suspense

The Wolves of Mid-winter Synopsis

It is the beginning of December and it is cold and grey outside. In the stately flickering hearths of the grand mansion of Nideck Point, oak fires are burning. The Morphenkinder are busy getting ready for the ancient pagan feast of midwinter. Everyone is invited, including some of their own who do not wish them well...Reuben Golding, the newest of the Morphenkinder, is struggling with his new existence as a Man Wolf, struggling to learn to control his desires and bloodthirsty urges. His pure, luminous girlfriend Laura seems all set to join him in this new way of life, but Reuben is not at all certain he will love her if she becomes as he is. Beyond the mansion, the forest echoes with howling winds, which carry with them tales of a strange nether world, and of spirits - centuries old - who possess their own fantastical ancient histories and taunt with their dark, magical powers. As preparations for the feast gather pace, destiny continues to hound Reuben, not least in the form of a strange, tormented ghost who appears at the window, unable to speak. But he is not alone: before the festivities are over, choices must be made - choices which will decide the fate of the Morphenkinder for ever.

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ISBN: 9780701188252
Publication date: 07/11/2013
Publisher: Chatto & Windus an imprint of Vintage
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780701188252
Publication date: 7th November 2013
Author: Anne Rice
Publisher: Chatto & Windus an imprint of Vintage
Format: Hardback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
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About Anne Rice

Anne Rice was born in New Orleans in 1941, the second daughter in an Irish Catholic family. She is the author of the phenomenally successful Vampire Chronicles, now numbering 10 novels, of which Interview with the Vampire became a cult bestseller and a record-breaking film starring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt. She has written 17 other novels, including the popular Lives of the Mayfair Witches series.

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