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  • Published: 2 June 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446472941
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288
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Angel Time

The Songs of the Seraphim 1




Anne Rice, on top form, returns to the mesmerizing storytelling that has captivated readers for more than three decades in a dark gothic novel of suspense about assassins and angels, set in worlds past - the first in a new series called The Songs of the Seraphim.

Toby O'Dare - Lucky the Fox - is a contract killer of underground fame. In his youth Lucky had dreamt of being a priest, instead he fell into a life danger and violence.

Living under a series of aliases he long ago lost any sense of his true self, becoming a pawn to 'The Right Man, a contractor of dark and unknown allegiances.

Lucky has one place where he can be without disguise, but his latest assignment is at this sanctuary, The Mission Inn. And it is an order to kill. Into this nightmarish world of lone and lethal missions, comes a mysterious stranger, a seraph, who offers him a chance to save lives, rather than destroy them. Now he has his chance to repair the damage of his past.

  • Pub date: 2 June 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446472941
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288

About the Author

Anne Rice

Anne Rice is the author of more than thirty internationally bestselling books including the Mayfair Witches sequence, Songs of the Seraphim and the Wolf Gift Chronicles. The phenomenon that became the Vampire Chronicles began with Interview with the Vampire in 1976, later made into a film starring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt, and culminated with Blood Canticle in 2003. Prince Lestat, published in 2014, and Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis, published in 2016, were the first new Vampire Chronicle novels for over a decade. Anne Rice lives in California.

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Praise for Angel Time

“Rice is a spellbinder”

Newsweek

“Anne Rice has a rich, dark, romantic imagination capable of glorious flights of splendid invention”

Mail on Sunday

“Nothing less than a magician”

New York Times Book Review

“Her work has echoes of the freewheeling, fast-talking style of the eighteenth-century novel... lush, baroque prose and fantastical plots... Rice keeps her nerve and her triumphant sense of poise”

Observer

“An enjoyable read”

Mslexia

“Dark, thoughtful fantasy”

Bella

“It's a testament to Rice's skills as a storyteller, and to her ability to bring 13th century England to stark and vivid life”

The Guardian


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