From the Sunday Times Number One bestselling author of A Discovery of Witches, soon to become a major Sky TV series, a novel about what it takes to become a vampire.
From human to vampire ...
Marcus Whitmore was made a vampire in the eighteenth century. Over two hundred years later, he finds himself in love with Phoebe Taylor, a human who decides to become a vampire herself.
But her transformation will prove as challenging now as it was for Marcus when he first encountered Matthew de Clermont, his sire.
While Phoebe is secreted away, Marcus relives his own journey from the battlefields of the American Revolutionary War, through the treachery of the French Revolution to a bloody finale in New Orleans. His belief in liberty, equality and brotherhood challenged at every stage by the patriarchy of the de Clermonts.
What will he and Phoebe discover in one another when they are finally reunited at Les Revenants, beneath the watchful gaze of Matthew and his wife, Diana Bishop?
Sunday Times Number One bestselling author Deborah Harkness returns to the spellbinding world she created in A Discovery of Witches and, through the prism of an unconventional love story, explores the power of tradition and the endless possibilities for change
About Deborah Harkness
Deborah Harkness is the number one Sunday Times bestselling author of A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night, and The Book of Life. A history professor at the University of Southern California, Harkness has received Fulbright, Guggenheim, and National Humanities Center fellowships.
What a rich, thrilling and educational tale is... A captivating and romantic ripping yarn. E L James Guardian
Intelligent and off-the-wall...irresistible to Twilight fans. The Sunday Times
Spellbinding... Unputdownable Woman & Home
A bubbling cauldron of illicit desire...all the ingredients for an assured saga that blends romance with fantasy. Daily Mail
A vast, sexy, historical romp of a novel. There's no doubting Harkness's vivid imagination. Daily Mirror