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Publisher Comments:

A striking new reissue of an epic fantasy by popular Harper author Shirley Rousseau Murphy, featuring a princess's dangerous quest to reclaim her throne...and, of course, cats!

There is a door in an artist's garden: an elaborate carved passageway into a realm ruled by a dark sorceress queen. There entities strange and wondrous roam the Netherworld––yet none as astonishing as the shape–shifting Catswold...

Raised by the oldwitch Mag, Melissa discovers a perilous secret. She has more than one form––human girl and magical cat––and once inhabited two worlds. And it is her destiny to return to a mystic realm of wonder and terror, to do battle for her people's liberation and the crown that is rightfully hers.

A man beset by tragedy, painter Braden West is intrigued by the calico cat who has charmed her way into his studio. But his "guest" is more than she seems, and Braden's very existence will be radically altered as he follows Melissa from the Hell Pit into the dread perils of an evil ruling court, thrust into the heart of a magical conflict with more at stake than he could possibly have imagined.

Synopsis:

Now reissued--the epic fantasy from the beloved author of the Joe Grey mystery series featuring a shapeshifter who has been deposed from her throne and forced through the magical portal between her world and Earth, where she adopts the form of a small calico cat.

About the Author

In addition to her popular Joe Grey mystery series for adults, for which she has received eleven national Cat Writers' Association awards for best novel of the year, Shirley Rousseau Murphy is a noted children's book author who has received five Council of Authors and Journalists awards. Two of her children's books were written in collaboration with her husband, Pat.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060765408
Author:
Murphy, Shirley Rousseau
Publisher:
Harper Voyager
Author:
by Shirley Rousseau Murphy
Subject:
Cats - General
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy
Edition Description:
Mass Market PB
Publication Date:
20050125
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
6.80x4.16x1.16 in. .45 lbs.

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