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The Book of Shadows

(The first book in the Herculine Trilogy series)
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Alone among the young girls taught by nuns at a convent school in nineteenth-century France, orphaned Herculine has neither wealth nor social connections. When she's accused of being a witch, the shy student is locked up with no hope of escape ... until her rescue by a real witch, the beautiful, mysterious Sebastiana. Swept away to the witch's manor, Herculine will enter a fantastic, erotic world to discover her true nature -- and her destiny -- in this breathtaking, darkly sensual first novel.

Genre: Fantasy

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"Vivid... remarkably striking... lavishly detailed and lushly written." - Diana Gabaldon

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