Wednesday Wishing & Waiting – Shadow of the Night by Deborah Harkness

Posted January 4, 2012 by Melissa in On My Wishlist, Waiting on Wednesday | 6 Comments





Title:  Shadow of the Night

Author:  Deborah Harkness


Series:  All Souls Trilogy #2


Publisher:  Viking Adult


Release Date: July 10th 2012





Summary from GoodReads:

Shortly after Diana Bishop and Matthew Clairmont timewalk to London, 1590, they discover that the past may not provide a safe haven after all. Reclaiming his former identity as poet and spy Matthew Roydon, the vampire falls back in step with a group of radicals known as the School of Night who share dangerous ideas about God, science, and man. Many of his friends are unruly daemons – the creative minds of the age who walk the fine line between genius and madness – including playwright Christopher Marlowe and mathematician Thomas Harriot. Matthew, himself, is expected to continue to spy for Queen Elizabeth, which puts him in close contact with London’s cutthroat underworld. 

Together, Matthew and Diana scour the bookstalls and alchemical laboratories of London where they follow the elusive trail of Ashmole 782 – and search for the witch who will teach Diana to control her powers.


My Thoughts:

A Discovery of Witches was one of my favorite reads of 2011…I can’t wait to see what happens in book 2 of the All Souls Trilogy!!



Wishlist Wednesday is a book blog hop hosted by Pen to Paper where we will post about one book per week that has been on our wishlist for some time, or just added (it’s entirely up to you), that we can’t wait to get off the wishlist and onto our wonderful shelves.
On My Wishlist is a fun weekly event hosted by Book Chick City. It’s where we list all the books we desperately want but haven’t actually bought yet. They can be old, new or forthcoming.
“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

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6 responses to “Wednesday Wishing & Waiting – Shadow of the Night by Deborah Harkness

  1. @ Toni – I never pre-order…I’m too cheap and am always waiting for a sale or such! We may need to exchange addresses ;-P

    @ Anna & Juju – I know…so cool isn’t it!

    @ Wingedpersephone – You should definitely read A Discovery of Witches!!

  2. A Discovery of Witches has been taunting me (always and always) each time I go to a bookshop so I most probably give in and read it myself. 🙂

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