Immortal Muse

By Stephen Leigh
(Daw Books Inc. Elizabeth R. Wollheim Sheila E, Hardcover, 9780756409562, 535pp.)

Publication Date: March 4, 2014

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An immortal Muse whose very survival depends on the creativity she nurtures within her lovers...
Another immortal who feeds not on artistry but on pain and torment...
A chase through time, with two people bound together in enmity and fury...
Magic and science melded together into one, and an array of the famous and infamous, caught up unawares in an ages-long battle...


"Immortal Muse" is a tale that takes the reader on a fascinating journey from Paris of the late 1300s with the alchemists Perenelle and Nicolas Flamel, to contemporary New York City. Along the way, there are interludes with Bernini in Rome in 1635; with Vivaldi in Venice of 1737; with Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier and Robespierre in the Paris of the French Revolution; with William Blake and John Polidori in 1814; with Gustav Klimt in fin de siecle Vienna; with Charlotte Salomon in WWII France. And in modern-day New York, a complicated dance of love and violence finally brings a resolution to the centuries-old deadly feud.




About the Author
Stephen Leigh is a Cincinnati-based, award-winning author with nineteen science fiction novels and over forty short stories published. He has been a frequent contributor to the Hugo-nominated shared world series "Wild Cards", edited by George R. R. Martin. He teaches creative writing at Northern Kentucky University. Stephen Leigh has written the fantasy trilogy Assassin's Dawn, Immortal Muse, and The Crow of Connemara. He can be found at farrelworlds.com.
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