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The Mysteries

(2005)
A novel by

 
 
Award-winning author Lisa Tuttle delivers a riveting novel combining one man's search for a missing woman with history's most enduring legends of the disappeared.

"A thriller, detective story, and fantasy all in one . . . Unique, a winner!" - Dean Koontz


What happens when someone vanishes without a trace?

Ian Kennedy always had a penchant for stories about missing people - and a knack for finding them. Now a sought-after private investigator, Ian faces a case he fears he cannot solve . . . and one he knows he must.

Laura Lensky's stunning twenty-one-year-old daughter, Peri, has been missing for over two years. But when Ian learns the details of her disappearance, he discovers eerie parallels to an obscure Celtic myth and the haunting case that launched his career - a success he's never fully been able to explain. Though Ian suspects that Peri chose to vanish, he takes on the search. What follows leads him and those who care for Peri into the Highlands of Scotland, as the unknowns of the past and present merge in the case - and in their lives.

Praise for The Mysteries

"Lisa Tuttle never disappoints. . . . Richly imagined and beautifully written, The Mysteries lingers in the mind long after the last page is turned." - George R. R. Martin

"A remarkable piece of work . . . Successfully balancing the miraculous and the mundane, The Mysteries offers a variety of unexpected pleasures and marks the overdue return of a stylish, distinctive storyteller." - Washington Post Book World

"Superlative dark fantasy . . . Tuttle has total command of setting, style and her folklore sources." - Publishers Weekly (starred review)


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Praise for this book

"A thriller, detective story, and fantasy all in one. A winner!" - Dean Koontz


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Used availability for Lisa Tuttle's The Mysteries

Hardback Editions

September 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Mysteries
Author(s): Lisa Tuttle
ISBN: 1-78206-057-X / 978-1-78206-057-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


March 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Mysteries
Author(s): Lisa Tuttle
ISBN: 0-553-38296-9 / 978-0-553-38296-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spectra
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

December 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Mysteries
Author(s): Lisa Tuttle
ISBN: 1-78206-961-5 / 978-1-78206-961-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


December 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Mysteries: A Novel
Author(s): Lisa Tuttle
ISBN: 0-553-58734-X / 978-0-553-58734-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spectra
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

August 2012 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Mysteries
Author(s): Lisa Tuttle
Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


March 2005 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Mysteries: A Novel
Author(s): Lisa Tuttle
Publisher: Spectra
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA