By (author) Donna Boyd
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Alchemist the by Donna Boyd
Book DescriptionIn a sweeping epic of dazzling magic, soaring suspense, and dark longing, three immortal souls are united by fate and a fearless ambition that will change the course of history even as it destroys their own way of life. . . . On an upper floor of a plush, high-security building on Central Park West, an elegant man sits in the office of Dr. Anne Kramer, confessing to the heinous murder that has horrified the modern world. Randolf Sontime is renowned for his personal charm, and Dr. Kramer is fighting to keep from falling victim to it. For the first time in her life, she truly understands the meaning of the word charisma. Not knowing that her own destiny is irrevocably tied to his, Anne Kramer listens to the story of Sontime s life. It began with the magic, you see. And so, perforce, must I. As a boy named Han at the House of Ra, an isolated oasis in the Egyptian desert of a far ancient time, Sontime lived in privilege. There the chosen were trained in the science of alchemy magic, philosophy, miracles. Only two other initiates were as skilled as he: Akan, quiet and studious, a boy whose thirst for knowledge was matched only by his hunger for truth; and Nefar, beautiful and brilliant, a girl as filled with wonder and unfathomable ambition as Han himself. Together they discovered that in union, theirs was a power unmatched in the physical world. But even in the House of Ra, there were boundaries to be observed, knowledge that only the masters understood and feared. As the threesome s thirst for answers and for each other deepened, they were tempted by the dark arts that they had sworn to avoid. Look at three magnificent youths who stand astride your world and scoff at the rules you must obey. . . . Look at us, and call us gods. Their power was palpable, their desire total until the fateful moment when their alliance was forever damned, their gifts horribly corrupted. A seductive work that seethes with mystery and passion, The Alchemist hurtles readers back through time to an era when magic was sacred and the workings of the world lay in the hands of a few gifted, but tortured souls. In a stunning feat of unbridled imagination, Donna Boyd has created her most hypnotic novel to date. From the Hardcover edition. "
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780345462367
(208mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Donna Boyd
Donna Boyd lives in a restored turn-of-the-century barn in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, where she is now working on her next novel. From the Hardcover edition.
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