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Sepulchreby Kate Mosse
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Sam Cabot is the pseudonym of Carlos Dews and S.J. Rozan. In Sam Cabots exhilarating new novel, a vicious murder in Sothebys begins a series of inexplicable events surrounding an Iroquois ritual mask—and a secret that could unleash the most terrifying chaos and destruction the world has ever seen.Months after Father Thomas Kelly, art historian Livia Pietro, and scholar Spencer George found themselves racing through Rome in a desperate effort to locate and preserve an incalculably valuable docu-ment, the three are about to be reunited in New York City. Thomas, still trying to assimilate what he learned—that vam¬pires exist, and that Livia and Spencer are among them—is looking forward to seeing Livia again. Livia is excited to be allowed into the back room of Sothebys for an exclusive viewing of an ancient Iroquois mask. And Spencers in love. But before the three can meet, Spencer is badly injured when hes inexplicably attacked in Central Park—by a wolf.
That same night, a Sothebys employee is found brutally murdered. Steps from her body is the mysterious native mask, undamaged amid the wreckage of a strug¬gle. As rumors begin to swirl around the sacred object, Thomas, Livia, and Spencer are plunged deep into a world where money, Native American lore, and the history of the Catholic Church collide. They uncover an alarming secret: The wolf is a shapeshifter, and the mask contains a power that, if misused, could destroy millions of lives with the next full moon.
In Skin of the Wolf, Sam Cabot masterfully blends historical fact, backroom conspiracy, and all-encompassing alternate reality as the Noantri discover they arent the only humans set apart by their natures—there are Others.
From the author of the "New York Times"-bestselling novel "Labyrinth" comes another haunting tale of secrets, murder, and the occult set in both 19th-century and 21st-century France.
From the New York Times bestselling author of Labyrinth-"a rich brew of supernaturalism and intrigue."(Kirkus Reviews)
In 1891, young Léonie Vernier and her brother arrive at the home of their widowed aunt in Rennes-le-Bains, in southwest France. But nothing is as Léonie had imagined. Their aunt is young, willowy, and beautiful, and the estate is a subject of local superstition. Villagers claim that Léonie's late uncle died after summoning a demon from the old Visigoth sepulchre on its grounds...
More than a century later, Meredith Martin, an American graduate student, arrives in Rennes-le- Bains while researching the life of Claude Debussy. Haunted by a Tarot reading she had in Paris-and possessing the mysterious deck of cards-she checks into a grand old hotel built on the site of a famous mountain estate destroyed by fire in 1896. There, the pack of Tarot cards and a piece of 19th-century music known as Sepulchre 1891 hold the key to her fate-just as they did to the fate of Léonie Vernier.
From the author of the New York Timesa bestselling novel Labyrinth comes another haunting tale of secrets, murder, and the occult set in both nineteenth-century and twenty-first-century France.
I n 1891, young LA(c)onie Vernier and her brother Anatole arrive in the beautiful town of Rennes-les-Bains, in southwest France. Theyave come at the invitation of their widowed aunt, whose mountain estate, Domain de la Cade, is famous in the region. But it soon becomes clear that their aunt Isoldeaand the Domainaare not what LA(c)onie had imagined. The villagers claim that Isoldeas late husband died after summoning a demon from the old Visigoth sepulchre high on the mountainside. A book from the Domainas cavernous library describes the strange tarot pack that mysteriously disappeared following the uncleas death. But while LA(c)onie delves deeper into the ancient mysteries of the Domain, a different evil stalks her familyaone which may explain why LA(c)onie and Anatole were invited to the sinister Domain in the first place.
More than a century later, Meredith Martin, an American graduate student, arrives in France to study the life of Claude Debussy, the nineteenth century French composer. In Rennesles- Bains, Meredith checks into a grand old hotelathe Domain de la Cade. Something about the hotel feels eerily familiar, and strange dreams and visions begin to haunt Meredithas waking hours. A chance encounter leads her to a pack of tarot cards painted by LA(c)onie Vernier, which may hold the key to this twenty-first century Americanas fate . . . just as they did to the fate of LA(c)onie Vernier more than a century earlier.
About the Author
Kate Mosse is the co-founder and honorary director of the Orange Prize for Fiction and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
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