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Stone Circle: Is the Ability to Read Minds a Blessing or a Curse?
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Kate Murdoch
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Stone Circle: Is the Ability to Read Minds a Blessing or a Curse?

Kate Murdoch


9781611793864

Fireship Press


Fiction & Literature;
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945);
Fantasy;
Historical romance


Paperback

286 pages

$22.95
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Is the ability to read minds a blessing or a curse?

When Antonius's father dies, he must work to support his family. He finds employment as a servant in the Palazzo Ducal, home of Conte Valperga. Sixteenth-century Pesaro is a society governed by status, and Antonius has limited opportunities.

When a competition is announced, Antonius seizes his chance. The winner will be apprenticed to the town seer. Antonius shares first place with his employer's son.

The two men compete for their mentor's approval. As their knowledge of magic and alchemy grows, so does the rivalry and animosity between them. When the love of a beautiful woman is at stake, Antonius must find a way to follow his heart and navigate his future.

By:   Kate Murdoch
Imprint:   Fireship Press
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 15mm
Weight:   386g
ISBN:   9781611793864
ISBN 10:   1611793866
Pages:   286
Publication Date:   August 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active


In this debut historical fantasy, two young men become apprenticed to a seer during the Renaissance, igniting a rivalry for the man's daughter...Best of all, Murdoch delivers wisdom valuable to anyone trying to master a field: 'Those who are consumed by negative thoughts about others cannot possibly reach the level of purity required.' Despite a clever, definitive ending, readers may clamor for a sequel. Italy sparkles in this layered 16th-century romance. --Kirkus Reviews Stone Circle is a tale of 16th century Italy, but not as you have ever read about it before. This history is enlivened by a famous seer, his beautiful psychic daughter, two smitten apprentices, magic rituals, shape-shifting birds, evil brewing and true love, a thrilling combination that hooked me from the beginning. Kate Murdoch's fabulous writing is full of vivid sounds, sights and scents that pull us into the scene, expressed in inspired word combinations that are a joy to read. A wonderful, entertaining book. --Gail Cleare, USA Today bestselling author Kate Murdoch's Stone Circle is a stunning historical fantasy debut set in Renaissance Italy, packed with rich imagery, well-developed characters, and an enthralling plot. The execution of the love triangle is both captivating and refreshing, weaving love, jealousy, and rivalry into a complicated but realistic story of one young seer's journey into alchemy and adulthood. I can't wait to read more by Kate Murdoch. --Madeline Dyer, author of the Untamed series.

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