Happy Friday everyone. My apologies to the author, Marion Grace Woolley, today as I was to have a review of her novel Those Rosy Hours at Mazandaran but due to dental woes I was unable to finish up my reading. I do however have to say that I love the cover first of all and secondly this is a dark and enticing novel sure to appeal to Gothic fans. I love anything dark so be sure to watch for my review soon. In the meantime I’m going to spotlight the book for you and be sure to enter for a chance to win a copy for yourself.
Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Ghostwoods Books (February 14, 2015)
About the Book
It begins with a rumour, an exciting whisper. Anything to break the tedium of the harem for the Shah’s eldest daughter. People speak of a man with a face so vile it would make a hangman faint, but a voice as sweet as an angel’s kiss. A master of illusion and stealth. A masked performer, known only as Vachon. For once, the truth will outshine the tales.
On her eleventh birthday, Afsar’s uncle tries to molest her, and her father, the Shah, gifts her a circus. With the circus comes a man who will change everything. Inspired by Gaston LeRoux’s The Phantom of the Opera, Marion Grace Woolley takes us on forbidden adventures through a time that has been written out of history books.
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Praise for Those Rosy Hours at Mazandaran
“A sumptuous dark treat of a novel, will keep you shocked and
enthralled until the very last page.” – Will Davis, author of The Trapeze Artist
“Rising from the cracks and hints in Gaston Leroux’s classic, Those Rosy Hours delivers a striking and glorious original historical fantasy that sings across time from the heart of a lost empire.” – David Southwell, author of The Phoenix Guide to Strange England: Hookland
“…evocative and gripping. I missed several tube stops thanks to my immersion in [Those Rosy Hours]…” – Kate Harrad, author of All Lies and Jest
“Disquieting and enchanting.” – Peter Dawes, USA Today best-selling author of Pandora
About the Author
Marion Grace Woolley is the author of three previous novels and a collection of short stories. In 2009, she was shortlisted for the Luke Bitmead Bursary for New Writers. She balances her creative impulses with a career in International Development; she has worked and traveled across Africa, Australia, Armenia, and a few other places beginning with ‘A’. She is an associate member of the Society of Authors, and is currently at work on her fifth novel.
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Draw Date February 28/15
Diane Castiglione says
Sound very dark and interesting for sure.
Thank you for the give away
Darlene, thanks for offering this book giveaway! I’ll add it to my blog’s sidebar. The book sounds dark and intriguing.
Heather J @ TLC Book Tours says
I hope you get a chance to read this one soon! Thanks for being a part of the tour.