The Dark Volume by G.W. Dahlquist

The Dark Volume by G.W. Dahlquist

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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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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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SKU GOR001246504
Title The Dark Volume
Author By (author) G.W. Dahlquist
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2009
Number of Pages 528
ISBN 10 0141027541
ISBN 13 9780141027548
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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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.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001246504
Title The Dark Volume
Author By (author) G.W. Dahlquist
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2009
Number of Pages 528
ISBN 10 0141027541
ISBN 13 9780141027548
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No