The Mistletoe Bride and Other Haunting Tales
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The Mistletoe Bride and Other Haunting Tales

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The perfect winter ghost short story collection from the No.1 bestselling author of LABYRINTH and THE WINTER GHOSTS.I hear someone coming. It has happened before. I pause and listen but no longer hear anything. I sigh. As always, hope is snatched away before it can take root. And so then, as always, I am carried back to that first December so very long ago...Rooted in the elemental landscapes of Sussex, Brittany and the Languedoc, here are tales of ghosts and spirits seeking revenge, grief-stricken women and haunted men coming to terms with their destiny.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 32mm | 320g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • illustrations (black and white)
  • 1409148068
  • 9781409148067
  • 59,539

About Kate Mosse

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), Citadel (2012), and The Taxidermist's Daughter (2015), 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.show more

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Full of vengeful spirits, grieving women and haunted men, these are atmospheric stories that will linger long in the memory * GLAMOUR * An atmospheric collection of short stories from one of Britain's most captivating writers * ABSOLUTELY (LONDON) MAGAZINE * 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 * This collection is captivating ... once again fans of Mosse are in for a treat * IRISH EXAMINER * Perfect for reading while snuggled up against the winter weather * CANDIS MAGAZINE * 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 * Mosse's love of history and of ghosts and legends mix in her new collection of short stories ... Mosse creates beautiful scenarios * SUNDAY EXPRESS * These eerie tales are perfect for stormy winter darkness * DAILY MAIL *show more

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These eerie tales are perfect for stormy winter darkness DAILY MAILshow more

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