A Breath of Frost

A Breath of Frost

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In 1814, three cousins-Gretchen, Emma, and Penelope-discover their secret family lineage of witchcraft when a binding spell is broken, allowing their individual magical powers to manifest. Now, beyond the manicured gardens and ballrooms of Regency London, an alluring underworld available only to those with power is revealed to the cousins. By claiming their power, the three cousins have accidentally opened the gates to the underworld. Now ghouls, hellhounds-and most terrifying of all, the spirits of dark witches known as the Greymalkin Sisters-are hunting and killing young debutante witches for their powers. And, somehow, Emma is connected to the murders...because she keeps finding the bodies. Can the cousins seal the gates before another witch is killed...or even worse, before their new gifts are stripped away?show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 482 pages
  • 139.7 x 213.36 x 43.18mm | 635.03g
  • Walker & Company
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 080273443X
  • 9780802734433
  • 1,457,505

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"History, romance, and witchcraft make for a combination that is sure to lure readers into the story, the first in a new series about witches in nineteenth-century London. The book will appeal to those who were fans of Libba Bray's Gemma Doyle series and the Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer." --VOYA "A successful blend of Regency and paranormal romance." --Kirkus Reviews "A smashing blend of adventure, fantasy, humor, romance, and historical fiction." --Booklist "Plenty of angst, relationship drama, and betrayal to pull readers in . . . recommend this title to Drake Chronicles fans and readers who are looking for a new series that offers action, vampires, and witty but dark characters." --VOYA on Blood Moon "Bleeding Hearts surpassed all my expectations, and gave a completely unsuspected ending. The romance was enticing, the action full throttled fun. Another read that should not be missed." --Passing the Pages on Bleeding Hearts "An action-packed story full of intrigue, suspense, and romance with a great cast of characters. . . A satisfying read in a series that is sure to have a strong following." --School Library Journal on Blood Feud "A well-paced, clever and scary supernatural-suspense story." --Kirkus Reviews on Haunting Violet "A fabulous and fast-paced read!. . . The action is superb, and watching Nicky and Lucy fall in love is such delicious fun. This is the perfect escape read." --Romantic Times Book Review on Hearts at Stake "This was just a feel good, make you laugh, can't stop turning the pages . . . awesome book." --The Story Siren on Hearts at Stake "Fun, funny, and a relief from Twilight wannabes, . . .gives vampire addicts a nice twist." --Booklist on Hearts at Stake "A refreshing take on the familiar teenage vampire drama. . . Harvey builds an engaging world of vampire cultures balanced with a smart mix of darkness and humor." --Publishers Weekly on Hearts at Stakeshow more

About Alyxandra Harvey

ALYXANDRA HARVEY is the author of Haunting Violet, Stolen Away, and the Drake Chronicles. She studied creative writing and literature at York University and has had her poetry published in several magazines. She lives in an old Victorian farmhouse in Ontario, Canada, with a few resident ghosts, her husband, and their dogs. She likes cinnamon lattes, tattoos and Mr. Darcy. www.alyxandraharvey.comshow more

Rating details

1,795 ratings
3.91 out of 5 stars
5 32% (571)
4 38% (683)
3 22% (395)
2 6% (105)
1 2% (41)
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