Wormwood

G.P. Taylor
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ISBN 9780571224623 Format Paperback
Published 06/01/2005 Length 320 pages

About Book

Wormwood . . . the bright star shall fall from the sky . . . and many will die from its bitterness . . .

London 1756. In a Bloomsbury attic, Royal Society astronomer Dr Sabian Blake has made an extraordinary discovery. In the Nemorensis, an ancient leather-bound book that holds the secrets of the universe, a scribbled message tells of a devasting comet that will one day bring death and destruction to the city. Now the ancient prophecy has come to pass and the comet has arrived, a harbinger of doom for the city and all who live there. Only by deciphering a mysterious message held within the Nemorensis can Blake hope to avert the catastrophe. But circling in the shadows there are others interested in the Nemorensis too, for more sinister reasons . . .

A breathtaking and thrilling novel of historical intrigue, dark magic and the supernatural from the author of the international bestseller Shadowmancer.

  • About G.P. Taylor

    G. P. Taylor is the author of several best-selling novels, including Shadowmancer, Shadowmancer: The Curse of Salamander Street, Wormwood and Tersias, as well as the Mariah Mundi trilogy. A former vicar of Cloughton in Yorkshire, he has enjoyed a varied career, moving from rock music to social work to ten years in the police force before his ordination. He now lives with his family in Scarborough.

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