Ghosts in the Snow
Where does the fever of illusion stop...and the cold truth begin?This unique debut thriller combines forensics, fantasy, and edge-of-your-seat suspense like never before. In a world where sorcery is illegal, someone is murdering young women in ways that defy all reason—and all detection. Only one... show more
Where does the fever of illusion stop...and the cold truth begin?This unique debut thriller combines forensics, fantasy, and edge-of-your-seat suspense like never before. In a world where sorcery is illegal, someone is murdering young women in ways that defy all reason—and all detection. Only one man knows how to track such an untraceable killer, a man called to deliver justice by an onslaught of…For Dubric Bryerly, head of security at Castle Faldorrah, saving lives has become a matter of saving his sanity. A silent killer is afoot, savagely mutilating servant girls and leaving behind no clues and no witnesses—except the gruesome ghosts of the victims. Ghosts that only Dubric can see.Caught in the eye of the grisly storm is Nella, a linen maid working to free herself from a dark past—if she can survive an invisible killer’s rampage. But with the death toll rising and Nella under the protective wing of a man who may be a prime suspect, Dubric must resort to unconventional methods. With the future of Faldorrah and countless lives at stake, including his own, he can’t afford to be wrong. And if he’s right, the entire kingdom could be thrust into war.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: October 26th 2004
Pages no: 488
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Mystery Thriller
, Dark Fantasy
Series: Dubric Bryerly (#1)
I enjoyed this story that combines a historical novel with paranormal events. Dubric Bryerly can see ghosts and is determined to find out the murderer to relieve him of the presence of the ghosts. Of course he's a suspect. Also the murders have supernatural aspects about them so he has to try to ...
Think of a fairly standard serial-killer mystery, only set in a vaguely medieval high fantasy kingdom. Dubric is the older, somewhat-hard-bitten detective (or, er, something. It wasn't clear to me what he does when there are no murders, which we are told is most of the time) trying to catch the elus...