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The mistletoe bride & other haunting tales

The mistletoe bride & other haunting tales

Mosse, Kate, 1961- author; Eason, Rohan Daniel, illustrator

A wonderfully atmospheric collection of short stories, rooted deep in the landscape and inspired by traditional folk tales and country legends from England and France. These tales are richly populated by ghosts and spirits seeking revenge; by grief-struck women and haunted men coming to terms with their destiny - all rooted deep in the elemental landscapes of Sussex, Brittany and the Languedoc

Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Orion, 2013
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Statement of responsibility: Kate Mosse ; illustrations by Rohan Daniel Eason
ISBN: 1409148041, 9781409148043
Physical Description: xiii, 289 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Subject: Short Stories.; General.; Short stories.

Author note

Kate Mosse is an international bestselling author with sales of more than five million copies in 42 languages. Her fiction includes the novels Labyrinth (2005), Sepulchre (2007) , The Winter Ghosts (2009), Citadel (2012), and The Taxidermist's Daughter (2015), as well as an acclaimed collection of short stories, The Mistletoe Bride & Other Haunting Tales (2013).

Kate is the Co-Founder and Chair of the Board of the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction (previously the Orange Prize) and in June 2013, was awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to literature. She lives in Sussex.

Reviews

These eerie tales are perfect for stormy winter darkness
DAILY MAIL||Kate Mosse is also a master of the short form ... Her ability to blur the lines between eras is so fluid its testament to her writing ... the ancient and modern ghostly tales of Mosse's anthology left us fearful, but fulfilled
STYLIST||With Halloween and ghostly stuff creeping up on us once more, it's the perfect time to dip into this captivating collection of short stories and illustrations, inspired by classic British and French folk tales. Lovely stuff.
STAR magazine||Perfect for reading while snuggled up against the winter weather
CANDIS MAGAZINE||This collection is captivating ... once again fans of Mosse are in for a treat
IRISH EXAMINER||Mosse's love of history and of ghosts and legends mix in her new collection of short stories ... Mosse creates beautiful scenarios
SUNDAY EXPRESS||an atmospheric collection of short stories from one of Britain's most captivating writers
ABSOLUTELY (LONDON) MAGAZINE||Full of vengeful spirits, grieving women and haunted men, these are atmospheric stories that will linger long in the memory.
GLAMOUR