Grave Importance: A Dr Greta Helsing Novel - Dr Greta Helsing (Paperback)Vivian Shaw (author)
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'This book is a joy to read, unlocking every bit of delicious promise in the premise' B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog on Strange Practice
MEET GRETA HELSING, DOCTOR TO THE UNDEAD
In the hills above Marseille, Oasis Natrun is a highly secret health spa for mummies, equipped with the very latest therapeutic innovations both magical and medical. To Dr Greta Helsing, it sounds like paradise. But when she takes the job of interim clinical director, it isn't long before Greta finds herself faced with a medical mystery that will take all her diagnostic skill to solve.
With help from her friends and colleagues - including demons, witches and the inimitable vampyre Sir Francis Varney - Greta must put a stop to this mysterious illness before anybody else crumbles to irreparable dust.
Praise for the series:
'I loved every page of it . . . a spectacularly fun book' Powder and Page
'Balances an agile mystery with a pitch-perfect, droll narrative and a cast of loveable misfit characters' Shelf Awareness
'Shaw's elegant writing makes this series a standout in the genre' Booklist
'Packed with characters who are a pleasure to spend time with' ScifiNow
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 306 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 36 mm
Shaw's delightful third novel featuring Dr Greta Helsing . . . The creative worldbuilding around magically enhanced mummy medicine and mystical Egyptology hits just the right note, and her bold story engages the powers of Heaven, Hell and everything in between while maintaining a character-centered, intimate approach that keeps the reader deeply involved. Readers will hope they haven't seen the last of Greta and her crew -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
I loved every page of it . . . a spectacularly fun book -- POWDER AND PAGE on DREADFUL COMPANY
This book is a joy to read, unlocking every bit of delicious promise in the premise -- B&N SCI-FI & FANTASY BLOG on STRANGE PRACTICE
The author has packed her book with characters who are a pleasure to spend time with -- SCIFINOW on STRANGE PRACTICE
While the stakes have risen with each book, Shaw stays true to tone and characterization, maintaining the wit and sophisticated writing of the previous books and advancing Greta's character as a strong woman and caring medical professional -- BOOKLIST
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