The Grief Nurse (Hardback)Angie Spoto (author)
'Unforgettable.' HELEN MARSHALL
Imagine you could be rid of your sadness, your anxiety, your heartache, your fear.
Imagine you could take those feelings from others and turn them into something beautiful.
Lynx is a Grief Nurse. Kept by the Asters, a wealthy, influential family, to ensure they're never troubled by negative emotions, she knows no other life.
When news arrives that the Asters' eldest son is dead, Lynx does what she can to alleviate their Sorrow. As guests flock to the Asters' private island for the wake, bringing their own secrets, lies and grief, tensions rise.
Then the bodies start to pile up.
With romance, intrigue and spectacular gothic world-building, this spellbinding debut novel is immersive and unforgettable.
'Conceptually- explosive.' C J COOKE
Publisher: Sandstone Press Ltd
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 359 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 mm
Conceptually-explosive and vividly-rendered.-- CJ Cooke
Unforgettable.-- Helen Marshall
Extraordinary.-- Elizabeth Reeder
'Stunning'* Scots Magazine *
'Expect intricate world-building, a touch of politics and a smidgen of the surreal.'* The Herald *
'Wonderful debut... A dark fantasy, dystopian, crime novel.'* Scottish Book of the Week, The Courier *
'Exquisite... Drama unfolds with an irresistible power.'* The Inverness Courier *
'A stellar debut and, honestly, one of my favourite reads of the past few months. Inventive and beautifully written.'-- Jodie Sloan, the AU Review
'Original and striking.'-- Cailean Steed
'I was blown away by this highly original and enchanting story which I cannot recommend enough!'-- @aresbiblio, Instagram
A powerful debut novel that explores serious, sensitive issues through a unique prism of fantasy.-- Lisa Tuttle * The Guardian *
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