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The witching hour [electronic resource] : Lives of the Mayfair Witches Series, Book 1. Anne Rice.

Rice, Anne. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307575951 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2010.

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Summary, etc.: From the author of the extraordinary Vampire Chronicles comes a huge, hypnotic novel of witchcraft and the occult through four centuries. Demonstrating, once again, her gift for spellbinding storytelling and the creation of legend, Anne Rice makes real for us a great dynasty of witches--a family given to poetry and to incest, to murder and to philosophy; a family that, over the ages, is itself haunted by a powerful, dangerous, and seductive being.On the veranda of a great New Orleans house, now faded, a mute and fragile woman sits rocking . . . and The Witching Hour begins.It begins in our time with a rescue at sea. Rowan Mayfair, a beautiful woman, a brilliant practitioner of neurosurgery--aware that she has special powers but unaware that she comes from an ancient line of witches--finds the drowned body of a man off the coast of California and brings him to life. He is Michael Curry, who was born in New Orleans and orphaned in childhood by...
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Subject: Fiction.
Horror.
Genre: Electronic books.

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