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The Dark Volume By G.W. Dahlquist

The Dark Volume
by G.W. Dahlquist

On a barren coast, young heiress Miss Temple awakes from a fever to discover herself friendless, alone - and having shot her fiance stone dead. Fleeing from suspicious villagers and attacks by 'wolves', Miss Temple finds herself with a most unlikely travelling companion in the shape of the seductive and deadly Contessa di Lacquer-Sforza.
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The Dark Volume Summary


The Dark Volume by G.W. Dahlquist

Some books are good. . .others are plain evil: the adventures of our three intrepid heroes continue in the breath-taking sequel to The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters, in G.W. Dahlquist's The Dark Volume, within which resides every reader's blackest nightmare . . .

On a barren coast, young heiress Miss Temple awakes from a fever to discover herself friendless, alone - and having shot her fiance stone dead. Fleeing from suspicious villagers and attacks by 'wolves', Miss Temple finds herself with a most unlikely travelling companion in the shape of the seductive and deadly Contessa di Lacquer-Sforza.

Meanwhile, assassin Cardinal Chang and surgeon Dr Svenson are following an orgy of destruction and corruption, involving books of blue glass, to the ruins of Harschmort House, where a mysterious and vile volume is being hunted by a diabolical cabal bent on world domination.

As Miss Temple, Cardinal Chang and Dr Svenson uncover further devilish treachery, so the terrifying secrets contained in The Dark Volume are revealed one by one.

'Fans of a ripping yarn will find it hard to resist' Metro

'Undeniably moreish . . . curl up with this under a rug' London Paper

When G. W. Dahlquist fell asleep during a snowstorm, his first book The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters came to him in a dream. This is his second novel. The third volume in the series, The Chemickal Marriage is also available from Penguin.

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The Dark Volume Reviews


Characters return for a second outing of faux Victoriana, rip-roaring adventures and gorgeous-looking design. The stories are undeniably moreish . . . curl up with this under a rug * The London Paper *

About G.W. Dahlquist


G. W. Dahlquist is a novelist and playwright. When he fell asleep during a snowstorm, his first book The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters came to him in a dream. He is the author of the acclaimed The Dark Volume and The Chemickal Marriage. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, he now lives in New York.

Additional information

GOR001246504
The Dark Volume by G.W. Dahlquist
G.W. Dahlquist
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2009-01-29
528
0141027541
9780141027548
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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