Ashes on the Waves
By Mary Lindsey
(Philomel, Hardcover, 9780399159398, 384pp.)
Publication Date: June 27, 2013
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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A sexy gothic romance based on Edgar Allan Poe's "Annabel Lee"
Liam MacGregor is cursed. Haunted by the wails of fantastical Bean Sidhes and labeled a demon by the villagers of Dòchas, Liam has accepted that things will never get better for himuntil a wealthy heiress named Annabel Leighton arrives on the island and Liam’s fate is changed forever.
Perfect for fans of Lauren Kate's Fallen series, Kendra Blake's Anna Dressed in Blood, and Kelly Creagh's Nevermore.
Praise for Ashes on the Waves Achingly beautiful and darkly sensuous ... an extraordinary read that left me breathless at every turn!” Sophie Jordan, New York Times bestselling author of Firelight Mary Lindsey, inspired by Edgar Allan Poe, has created a haunting, mystical world. I loved this tragic, romantic story.” Cate Tiernan, author of Sweep and Immortal Beloved
Mary Lindsey says that writing is a natural expression of her love of reading and her fascination with the flexibility of the human imagination. Having received a B.A. in English literature with a minor in drama from the University of Houston, she currently teaches acting to children and teens at a private studio in Houston, Texas. Mary lives with her husband, three kids, two dogs, her daughter’s pet rats, an Australian bearded dragon and dozens of Madagascar hissing cockroaches. You can visit Mary Lindsey atwww.marylindsey.com and follow her on Twitter @marylindsey.
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