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  • Published: 3 October 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446486337
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

The Watchtower

Urban Fantasy




The second novel in a thrillingly original dark urban fantasy trilogy that will appeal to genre and non-genre readers alike...

What secrets are hidden in her past . . . ?

Jewelry designer Garet James is still coming to terms with the astounding revelation that she is a Watchtower, the last in a long line of women sworn to protect the world from evil. Now she has received a sign from Will Hughes, the 400-year-old vampire who vanished having helped her defeat the evil threatening to destroy New York City. The clue he has left point his having fled to France where, Garet knows, he believes he will at last find the means to rid himself of the curse of vampirism and to become mortal once more. While looking for Will in Paris, Garet encounters a number of mysterious, mythic figures - an ancient botanist metamorphosed into the oldest tree in the city, a gnome who lives under the Labyrinth at the Jardin des Plantes, a librarian at the Institut Oceanographique, and a dryad in the Luxembourg Gardens...

Each encounter leads Garet closer to finding Will but she realizes that she’s not the only one who’s trying to find the way to the elusive, magical world of the Fey, called the Summer Country. As Garet struggles to understand her family legacy, each answer she finds only leads to more questions—and to more danger.…

  • Pub date: 3 October 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446486337
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

About the Author

Lee Carroll

LEE CARROLL is a pseudonym for the writing partnership of award-winning novelist Carol Goodman and her poet husband, Lee Slonimsky. The other two novels they have written together are the acclaimed Black Swan Rising and its sequel The Watchtower. They live in Red Hook, New York.

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