The convent of Saint Mortain is a haven for young girls and women who are believed to be daughters of Death himself. They are trained to be skilled assassins who carry out the work of Death by killing people who are marqued as evil.
White Cat takes place in a fantasy version of America where certain people called “curse workers” have the ability to do magic on other people by touching their bare skin.
“September is like a quiet day after a whole week of wind.”
The opening line of Mildred Walker’s most popular novel, Winter Wheat, sets the tone for the metaphors of the farming and natural worlds that bring this book to life.
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In his new novel Sacre Bleu, Christopher Moore is at his strange, fantastic, witty and sarcastic best – bringing history alive through quirky characterizations, mystical mystery and hilarious dialogue.
At over 500 pounds, Arthur Opp has not left his house in many years and his life has been one of solitude until he receives a phone call from Charlene. He hasn’t seen her in almost twenty years but in those years they had written each other. For Arthur, this is his most important relationship, while Charlene she needs help …