The Silver Bough
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The Silver Bough

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Appleton is a small town nestled on the coast of Scotland. Though it was once famous for the apples it produced, these days it's a shadow of its former self. But in a hidden orchard a golden apple dangles from a silver bough, an apple believed lost forever. The apple is part of a legend, promising either eternal happiness to the young couple who eat from it secure in their love - or a curse, for those who take its gift for granted. Now, as the town teeters on the edge of decline, the old rituals have been forgotten and the mists are rolling in. And in the mist, something is stirring...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 51 x 198 x 30mm | 312g
  • Quercus Publishing
  • Jo Fletcher Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1780874413
  • 9781780874418
  • 488,351

Review quote

'[Lisa Tuttle] has a prize-winning knack of doing what a lot of fantasy writers can only dream of; making the impossible seem everyday, and writing legend in such a way that it seem like a very present and nerve-tingling possibility' Scots magazine. Scots magazineshow more

About Lisa Tuttle

Lisa Tuttle was born and raised in Texas, but moved to Britain in the 1980s. She now lives with her writer husband and their daughter on the side of a Scottish loch. She has written more than a dozen fantasy, science fiction and horror novels.show more

Review Text

'[Lisa Tuttle] has a prize-winning knack of doing what a lot of fantasy writers can only dream of; making the impossible seem everyday, and writing legend in such a way that it seem like a very present and nerve-tingling possibility' Scots magazine. Scots magazineshow more
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