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The Seduction of Victor H.
A Novel of Suspense
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About The Book
A spellbinding gothic tale about Victor Hugo’s long-buried secrets and the power of a lover that never dies…
Grieving his daughter’s death, Victor Hugo initiated séances from his home on the Isle of Jersey in order to reestablish contact with her. In the process, he claimed to have communed with Plato, Shakespeare, Dante- and even the devil himself. Hugo’s transcriptions of these conversations have all been published. Or so it has been believed…
A hundred years later, recovering from her own great loss, mythologist Jac L’Etoile is invited to Jersey to uncover a secret about the island’s mysterious Celtic roots. She’s greeted by Neolithic monuments, medieval castles, and hidden caves. But the man who has invited her there, a troubled soul named Theo Gaspard, hopes she’ll help him discover something quite different…something that will threaten their sanity and put their very lives at stake.
- Publisher: Atria Books (May 7, 2013)
- Length: 384 pages
- ISBN13: 9781451621525
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"Mysterious, haunting, and tragic, Seduction emerges as a suspenseful alchemy of potent ingredients, beautifully blended, that ignites your senses and leaves you aching for more."
– Jamie Ford, New York Times bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
"Seduction is an absolute pleasure to read -- clever, suspenseful, exciting, mysterious, learned, and engrossing. Some of the best historical fiction I've read in quite some time and just plain reading fun. M.J. Rose is at the top of her game, and that is saying something."
– David Liss, bestselling author of The Twelfth Enchantment
– Caroline Turgeon, author of Mermaid and The Fairest of Them All
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