Ashes on the Waves

Ashes on the Waves

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A chilling gothic romance based on Edgar Allan Poe's "Annabel Lee" Liam MacGregor is cursed. Haunted by the wails of fantastical creatures and labeled a demon by the villagers of Dochas, Liam has accepted that things will never get better for him--until a wealthy heiress named Annabel Leighton arrives on the island and Liam's fate is changed forever. With Anna, Liam finally finds the happiness he has always been denied. But the doomed lovers will have to fight to stay together when they catch the attention of Otherworld folk inhabiting the area. The creatures make a wager on the couple, betting that their love can't survive a series of cruel obstacles including the ultimate test--this time it's not only their love that's in danger of being destroyed. Perfect for fans of Lauren Kate's Fallen series, Kendra Blake's Anna Dressed in Blood, and Kelly Creagh's Nevermore.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 373 pages
  • 140 x 208 x 30mm | 379.99g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Penguin USA
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0147511348
  • 9780147511348
  • 1,055,622

About Mary Lindsey

Mary Lindsey says that writing is a natural expression of her love of reading and her fascination with the flexibility of the human imagination. Having received a B.A. in English literature with a minor in drama from the University of Houston, she currently teaches acting to children and teens at a private studio in Houston, Texas. Mary lives with her husband, three kids, two dogs, her daughter's pet rats, an Australian bearded dragon and dozens of Madagascar hissing cockroaches. You can visit Mary Lindsey atwww.marylindsey.com and follow her on Twitter @marylindsey.show more

Review quote

Praise for "Ashes on the Waves" A romantic potpourri of doomed amour, Celtic lore and mystery-laden suspense. "Kirkus Reviews" Edgar Allan Poe s poem Annabel Lee provides the structure for this gothic tale of mystery, myth, and romance this tale of forbidden love will appeal to adolescent girls in the throes of their own first romances. "SLJ" Achingly beautiful anddarkly sensuous...an extraordinary read that left me breathlessat every turn! ?Sophie Jordan, New YorkTimesbestselling author ofFirelight Mary Lindsey, inspired by Edgar Allan Poe, has created a haunting, mystical world. I loved this tragic, romantic story. Cate Tiernan, author ofSweepandImmortal Beloved"show more

Rating details

962 ratings
3.82 out of 5 stars
5 37% (355)
4 28% (273)
3 20% (191)
2 10% (92)
1 5% (51)
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