The Mistletoe Bride and Other Haunting Tales

The Mistletoe Bride and Other Haunting Tales

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By (author) Kate Mosse

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  • Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • Format: Hardback | 304 pages
  • Dimensions: 154mm x 234mm x 36mm | 580g
  • Publication date: 24 October 2013
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1409148041
  • ISBN 13: 9781409148043
  • Sales rank: 200,972

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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 will include The Mistletoe Bride, La Fille de Melisande, Red Letter Day, The Lending Library, The House on the Hill...

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Kate Mosse is an international bestselling author with sales of more than five million copies in 42 languages. Her fiction includes the novels Labyrinth (2005), Sepulchre (2007), The Winter Ghosts (2009), and Citadel (2012), as well as an acclaimed collection of short stories, The Mistletoe Bride & Other Haunting Tales (2013). Kate is the Co-Founder and Chair of the Board of the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction (previously the Orange Prize) and in June 2013, was awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to literature. She lives in Sussex.

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These eerie tales are perfect for stormy winter darkness -- Eithne Farry DAILY MAIL 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