Of Love and Evil: The Songs of the Seraphim, Book Two

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Nov 29, 2010 - Fiction - 192 pages
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The second book in this nationally bestselling series is a gripping metaphysical thriller in which angels partner up with assassins, from the author of Interview with the Vampire.

Barely recovered from his previous divine mission, former contract killer Toby O'Dare is once again summoned by the angel Malchiah to investigate the poisoning of a prominent nobleman and stop the haunting of a diabolical dybbuk. Together, they travel back to fifteenth-century Italy—the age of Michelangelo, the Holy Inquisition, and Pope Leo X—and this time Malchiah has Toby pose as a lute player sent to charm and calm this troublesome spirit. But Toby soon discovers that he is in the midst of plots and counterplots, surrounded on all sides by increasingly dangerous threats as the veil of ecclesiastical terror closes in around him.


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User Review  - Carpe_Librum - LibraryThing

Of Love and Evil is the second novel in The Songs of The Seraphim series written by my favourite author Anne Rice. In the first novel we met assassin for hire Toby O'Dare when he was given the ... Read full review

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User Review  - phoenixcomet - LibraryThing

Second book featuring Toby O'Dare as an assassin looking to redeem himself in God's eyes. The Songs of the Seraphim do not pack the wallop that the Vampire Chronicles packed, but Anne Rice is still a great storyteller and can weave her way around a story. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Anne Rice is the author of thirty-five books. She lives in Palm Desert, California.

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