A Mortal Glamour

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Wildside Press, LLC, 2007 - Fiction - 365 pages
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  • Amidst the many calamities of the late 14th century something sinister is at work among the sisters of la Tres Saunte Annunciacion, a force the women and the men around them seem powerless to fight. What is overwhelming both the holy and the damned? The true horrors of a dark age combine with ingenious imagination for a tumultuous tale of tragic love and disastrous desire.

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A Mortal Glamour

User Review  - bigcatdesigns - Overstock.com

A terrifying tale full of evil characters of unknown origin. This is one of those page turners that you hate to put down. As usual Yarbro sets her story solidly in history and weaves a new set of horrors throughout. Read full review

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User Review  - sarradee - LibraryThing

This is the story of a 14th-century convent that is visited by a demon, who comes to the nuns at night and forces them into hideous acts of depravity. Chelsea Quinn Yarbro has done a fantastic job of ... Read full review


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Chelsea Quinn Yarbro was born in Berkeley, California on September 15, 1942. She graduated from San Francisco State College in 1963 and worked as a demographic cartographer until becoming a full-time writer in 1970. She writes horror, science fiction, and fantasy novels including Time of the Fourth Horseman, To the High Redoubt, Spider Glass, Arcane Wisdome, and The Saint-Germain Cycle series. She has received several awards including a Life Achievement Award from the Horror Writers Association in 2009 and a Life Achievement Award from the World Fantasy Convention in 2014. In 1997, the Transylvanian Society of Dracula bestowed a literary knighthood on her.

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