When Michael Crawford discovers his bride brutally murdered in their wedding bed, he is forced to flee not only to prove his innocence, but to avoid the deadly embrace of a vampire who has claimed him as her true bridegroom. Joining forces with Byron, Keats, and Shelley in a desperate journey that crisscrosses Europe, Crawford desperately seeks his freedom from this vengeful lover who haunts his dreams and will not rest until she destroys all that he cherishes. Told in the guise of a secret history, this long-awaited tale of passion and terror is finally back in print after more than 20 years.
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(228mm x 152mm x 28mm)
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Author Biography - Tim Powers
Tim Powers has been compared to Michael Crichton, Neal Stephenson, and Clive Barker and was lauded by Kirkus as "the reigning king of adult historical fantasy." His novel "Declare," a supernatural secret history of post-WWII espionage, won the 2001 World Fantasy and the International Horror Guild awards. He is the two-time recipient of the Philip K. Dick Award for "The Anubis Gates" and "Dinner at Deviant's Palace" and a three-time Locus Award winner for "Last Call," "Expiration Date," and" Earthquake Weather." His latest novel, "Hide Me Among the Graves," is a sequel to his classic supernatural thriller, "The Stress of Her Regard." Powers has taught at the Clarion Science Fiction Writers' Workshop and has co-taught the Writers of the Future Workshop with Algis Budrys.