The Mistletoe Bride and Other Haunting Tales (Hardback)Kate Mosse (author)
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The perfect winter story collection from the No.1 bestselling author of LABYRINTH, SEPULCHRE and CITADEL.
A wonderfully atmospheric collection of stories from one of our most captivating writers, inspired by ghost stories, traditional folk tales and country legends from England and France. These tales are richly populated by spirits and ghosts seeking revenge; by grief-stricken women and haunted men coming to terms with their destiny - all rooted deep in the elemental landscapes of Sussex, Brittany and the Languedoc.
The collection includes The Mistletoe Bride, La Fille de Melisande, Red Letter Day, The Lending Library, The House on the Hill...
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 598 g
Dimensions: 236 x 161 x 31 mm
Kate Mosse is also a master of the short form ... Her ability to blur the lines between eras is so fluid its testament to her writing ... the ancient and modern ghostly tales of Mosse's anthology left us fearful, but fulfilled * STYLIST *
With Halloween and ghostly stuff creeping up on us once more, it's the perfect time to dip into this captivating collection of short stories and illustrations, inspired by classic British and French folk tales. Lovely stuff. * STAR magazine *
Perfect for reading while snuggled up against the winter weather * CANDIS MAGAZINE *
This collection is captivating ... once again fans of Mosse are in for a treat * IRISH EXAMINER *
Mosse's love of history and of ghosts and legends mix in her new collection of short stories ... Mosse creates beautiful scenarios * SUNDAY EXPRESS *
an atmospheric collection of short stories from one of Britain's most captivating writers -- Sheila O'Reilly, Dulwich Books * ABSOLUTELY (LONDON) MAGAZINE *
Full of vengeful spirits, grieving women and haunted men, these are atmospheric stories that will linger long in the memory. * GLAMOUR *
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This was an enjoyable haunting read although I found the stories too similar. As a one off they would be fine but a whole book became too repetitive. A good book if you just want a quick easy read.
“Spooky and touching”
From the first story onwards these short stories went under my skin. I related to the emotions the stories created and although I could see the ending coming, I was hoping for a different one all along. I recommend... More
“Gentle ghost stories for the faint-hearted”
I don't normally go for ghost stories, being a bit of a wuss about them, but I didn't have to worry about this book. Beautifully written with the lovely imagery that one can expect from Kate Mosse, this book... More
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