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A dark and gothic novel of vampires and 18th Century Venice, filled with mystery and intrigue. A captivating story of love and loss, THE KISS OF DEATH is a stunning companion volume to the bestselling MY SWORDHAND IS SINGING.
Peter's ongoing search for the Shadow Queen leads him to Venice - the fabled city with lapping waterways, crumbling magnificence, dark, twisting alleyways and surprising piazzas. A city whose beauty disguises many ugly secrets. The Shadow Queen is there, gathering strength, recruiting a new army of the Undead for a final confrontation.
Marko and Sorrel meet in Venice for the first time. They must uncover the mystery of what has happened both to Sorrel's father, who is plagued by a strange madness that prevents him from sleeping, and to Marko's father, a doctor, who has mysteriously gone missing after travelling to Venice to help his old friend . . .
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With his formidable skill, Marcus Sedgwick renders Venice the most perfect backdrop for this intensely gripping vampire action (THE BOOKSELLER)
Vampires never go out of fashion ... a class act. (Mary Hoffman, THE GUARDIAN)
A tremendously atmospheric novel of great sophistication ... Vampires are hot property in children's books at the moment, but you're unlikely to find classier treatment. (Jill Murphy, THE BOOK BAG)
A dark and gothic novel of vampires and Venice, filled with mystery and intrigue. A captivating story of love and loss, THE KISS OF DEATH is a stunning companion volume to the bestselling MY SWORDHAND IS SINGING.
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Book Description Orion Publishing Co, 2009. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 256 pages. 7.80x5.00x0.75 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # zk1842556894
Book Description Orion Children's Books, 2009. Soft cover. Condition: New. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Published In 2009 : 1st. Paperback Edition : 1st. Printing : Full Printing Numbers Listed , 1 - 10 : Orion Children's Books : Overall , A Very Nice Book : Seller Inventory # 22 - 22716
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-1842556894