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Witchlight

(1996)
(The second book in the Witchlight series)
A novel by

 
Fans of Bradley's popular Darkover series and The Mists of Avalon will recognize familiar plot elements in this contemporary fantasy quest, a successor to Ghostlight (1995). Heroine Winter Musgrave, 36, awakens terrified one morning in a mysterious old rural New York farmhouse, unable to recall more than flashes of her former life as a Manhattan stockbroker. Seeking relief from malevolent paranormal phenomena that she seems to be causing, Winter approaches Truth Jourdemayne, a psychic researcher who appeared in Ghostlight, for help. With Truth's guidance, Winter gradually regains her memory and faces horrors within and without as she crisscrosses the country to track down the members of her college amateur magical circle. By reforging the group's spiritual bonds, Winter hopes to exorcise her demons and to save her lover. Bradley poses insights into modern deviltry?the psychological consequences of abortion, child and spouse abuse; dysfunctional families; stress-filled urban life?by implicitly contrasting them with the traditional, spirituality balanced Celtic Otherworld, said to coexist with concrete reality. Lacking the absorbing history and environment of Arthurian legend or of the alien planet Darkover, however, Winter's struggle to come of age as a psychic woman warrior lacks vigor, though Bradley still can spin a wicked web of tangled relationships and motivations.
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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Hardback Editions

September 1996 : USA Hardback
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Title: Witchlight
Author(s): Marion Zimmer Bradley
ISBN: 0-312-86104-4 / 978-0-312-86104-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: St Martins Pr
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Paperback Editions

December 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: Witchlight
Author(s): Marion Zimmer Bradley
ISBN: 0-7653-2374-5 / 978-0-7653-2374-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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September 1997 : USA Paperback
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Title: Witchlight
Author(s): Marion Zimmer Bradley
ISBN: 0-312-85831-0 / 978-0-312-85831-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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January 2004 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Witchlight
Author(s): Marion Zimmer Bradley
ISBN: 0-7653-4714-8 / 978-0-7653-4714-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Audio Editions

February 2000 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Witchlight (Another Psychic/Occult Case)
Author(s): Marion Zimmer Bradley
ISBN: 1-57815-177-5 / 978-1-57815-177-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Media Books Audio Publishing
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December 1996 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Witchlight
Author(s): Marion Zimmer Bradley
ISBN: 1-57815-511-8 / 978-1-57815-511-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Media Books
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September 1996 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: Witchlight
Author(s): Marion Zimmer Bradley
ISBN: 1-55935-234-5 / 978-1-55935-234-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soundelux Audio Pub
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Kindle Editions

December 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Witchlight ("Light")
Author(s): Marion Zimmer Bradley
Publisher: Tor Books
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