The Kiss of Death (Paperback)

Marcus Sedgwick

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A dark and gothic novel of vampires and 18th Century Venice, filled with mystery and intrigue. A captivating story of love and loss, THE KISS OF DEATH is a stunning companion volume to the bestselling MY SWORDHAND IS SINGING. Peter's ongoing search for the Shadow Queen leads him to Venice - the fabled city with lapping waterways, crumbling magnificence, dark, twisting alleyways and surprising piazzas. A city whose beauty disguises many ugly secrets. The Shadow Queen is there, gathering strength, recruiting a new army of the Undead for a final confrontation. Marko and Sorrel meet in Venice for the first time. They must uncover the mystery of what has happened both to Sorrel's father, who is plagued by a strange madness that prevents him from sleeping, and to Marko's father, a doctor, who has mysteriously gone missing after travelling to Venice to help his old friend ...


Product Details

  • Product code: BHNJN
  • ISBN: 9781842556894
  • Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 22.7cm x 13.0cm
  • Pages: 256
  • Publish date: Thu Apr 02 00:00:00 BST 2009
  • Book points: 7

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