Throne of Darkness (Something Red, Book 3) by Douglas Nicholas

By Douglas Nicholas

Ideal for fanatics of Game of Thrones, this novel from acclaimed writer Douglas Nicholas keeps the gripping darkish fable sequence that Kirkus Reviews describes as “a extra profound Harry Potter for adults.”

It’s 1215 in northwest England—the eve of the signing of the Magna Carta—and mystical Irish queen Maeve and her not going band of warriors needs to defend the zone from a chilling destiny. observe of a possibility reaches the Northern barons: King John has plotted to import an African sorcerer and his sinister extended family of blacksmiths, whose unearthly powers may well spell destruction for the whole country. with her lover, Jack, her proficient niece, Nemain, and Nemain’s newlywed husband, Hob (whose hidden skills will quickly be revealed), Maeve needs to conquer a supernatural probability not like any she’s noticeable before.

With his attribute mixture of historic experience and intoxicating mythological components, Nicholas once more “goes for the throat… with fantastic writing and whip-smart plotting” (New York Times bestselling writer Jonathan Maberry). this can be a richly woven story that may depart you hungry for extra.

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Alice’s teacher, who was also in attendance, said that Alice was a friendly, average student. Betty described her as a pretty girl, with wavy light brown hair, and gray-blue eyes. Betty also noted that Alice was “mature for her age. ” They gathered for the séance in a bedroom where the “performing table” had been placed. It was an ordinary room with a bed, dresser, wardrobe, and the table and six chairs. In addition to Betty and Catherine and Alice’s teacher, they were joined by U N B E L I E V A B L E / 55 Alice’s older sister Rose, Mrs.

And she didn’t enjoy the attention and publicity. The local kids were scared of her, and she wanted friends. ” Alice put it behind her, grew up, and went to college to become a nurse. Soon after, she met and married an Air Force lieutenant and dropped out of school. The spirits weren’t happy about her choice, and at the beginning of Alice’s marriage they hit and shook the bed whenever the couple tried to sleep. But after a while the spirits gave up and started fading away. Alice was okay with that.

While there was something exciting about taking on the paranormal establishment, the winter of 1927 was not a good time for J. B. Rhine. Just as their account became public his mother died unexpectedly. She went fast, and for that Rhine was grateful, but it also made him desperate for comfort. “I must find a place for her, yes, must by all the laws or ways of thought. ” The question about life after death was even more important now, and Rhine was ready to battle the overly credulous Conan Doyles of the world to come up with a real and testable way to find the answer.

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