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The Stress of Her Regard - Tim Powers
The Stress of Her Regard
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When Michael Crawford discovers his bride brutally murdered in their wedding bed, he is forced to flee not only to prove his innocence, but to avoid the deadly embrace of a vampire who has claimed him as her true bridegroom. Joining forces with Byron, Keats, and Shelley in a desperate journey... show more
When Michael Crawford discovers his bride brutally murdered in their wedding bed, he is forced to flee not only to prove his innocence, but to avoid the deadly embrace of a vampire who has claimed him as her true bridegroom. Joining forces with Byron, Keats, and Shelley in a desperate journey that crisscrosses Europe, Crawford desperately seeks his freedom from this vengeful lover who haunts his dreams and will not rest until she destroys all that he cherishes. Told in the guise of a secret history, this long-awaited tale of passion and terror is finally back in print after more than 20 years.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781892391797 (1892391791)
Publisher: Tachyon Publications
Pages no: 427
Edition language: English
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Douglas Smith | Writer
Douglas Smith | Writer rated it
3.0 The Stress of Her Regard
One of Powers' earlier works, for me, this pales by comparison to Declare, Last Call, Expiration Date, On Stranger Tides, etc.. Interesting take on vampirism but I found the plot pacing and character focus was uneven. Still worth a read and it's fun reading about Byron, Shelley, and their peers.
oh, carrots.
oh, carrots. rated it
GR just deleted my review when I made a star rating! So I'm not going to bother writing it again except to say that this book is CREEPY!
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road rated it
2.0 The Stress of Her Regard
Normally, I'd probably be giving this a 4star rating. It was extremely well written, exciting, horrifying, action-packed and chock full of blood and magic.So stop there if you liked this book. The main reason I'm going with 2stars is because the week that I read this book I worked double shifts al...
JeffreyKeeten
JeffreyKeeten rated it
”Quaff while thou canst: another race,When thou and thine, like me, are sped,May rescue thee from Earth’s embrace,And rhyme and revel with the dead. -Lord Byron “Lines Inscribed upon a Cup Formed f...
immediacy
immediacy rated it
4.0 The Stress of Her Regard
If you have yet to discover Powers, what a treat awaits you! For those of you who have read his earlier work, such as The Anubis Gates and On Stranger Tides, I know I'll be preaching to the converted when I say that Powers is one of the most exciting authors writing fantasy today. He is one of the p...
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