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Anne Bishop s erotic, fervently romantic, [and] superbly entertaining (Booklist) novelSebastianintroduced readers to the realm of Ephemera. Now, the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author continues her tale of light and darkness... The Eater of the World is casting its shadow over the landscapes of Ephemera, tainting people s souls with doubts and fears. Only Glorianna Belladonna possesses the ability to thwart the Eater but she is not alone. In dreams, a call has traveled beyond the Landscapes Heart s hope lies within Belladonna and reached Michael, a man with mysterious powers of his own. Together, they may offer Ephemera the very hope it needs. A shattered world of extraordinary, interconnected landscapes. Publishers Weekly Belladonnais the work of a master thought-provoking. Fresh Fiction"show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 454 pages
  • 104.14 x 170.18 x 38.1mm | 249.47g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • ROC (imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc)
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0451461541
  • 9780451461544
  • 80,306

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"Those who enjoy sophisticated, mature and original epic fantasy will be well rewarded by spending time in Ephemera. Strongly recommended."show more

About Anne Bishop

Anne Bishop made her first short fiction sale in 1988. Her most recent work has appeared in White Swan, Black Raven and 365 Scary Stories. She lives in upstate New more

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6,448 ratings
3.94 out of 5 stars
5 33% (2,151)
4 36% (2,341)
3 23% (1,475)
2 6% (389)
1 1% (92)

Our customer reviews

Fast-paced page-turner. The story telling quality is very compelling. I would give it a 5 out of 5. Anne Bishop is one of those rare story tellers who draws you away and run away with you that you forget the time. You forget to eat. She draws a reader in so deeply that you can feel and hear the vibration as the demon motorcycles go by... World building is incredible. I would give it a 4.5 out of 5. At first, I imagined that it would be difficult to convince readers to believe in a world of shifting geography. I scoffed at it when I first encountered it. So it tells of the author's story telling skills that she has somehow managed, not only to pull it off, but sell the book to boot! I'd give the "suspension of disbelief" a 4.5 out of 5. Character development? Is a 5 out of 5. Anne Bishop gives us characters who lingers on a reader's mind long after the book was read. This book being the second book in a duology, is best appreciated if the first book is read first. I would give this book an overall entertainment value of 5 out of more
by Cherry
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