Ashes on the Waves by Mary Lindsey

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A romantic potpourri of doomed amour, Celtic lore and mystery-laden suspense.


A sexy gothic romance based on Edgar Allan Poe's "Annabel Lee"Liam MacGregor is cursed. Haunted by the wails of fantastical Bean Sidhes and labeled a demon by the villagers of Dòchas, Liam has accepted that things will never get better for him--until a wealthy heiress named Annabel Leighton arrives on the island and Liam's fate is changed forever.

With Anna, Liam finally finds the happiness he has always been denied, but the violent, mythical Otherworlders, who inhabit the island and the sea around it, have other plans. They make a wager on the couple's love, testing its strength through a series of cruel obstacles. But the tragedies draw Liam and Anna even closer. Frustrated, the creatures put the couple through one last trial--and this time it's not only their love that's in danger of being destroyed.

Based on Edgar Allan Poe's chilling poem Annabel Lee, with references to many of his other poems including The Raven, Mary Lindsey creates a frighteningly beautiful gothic novel that glorifies the power of true love.

Perfect for fans of Lauren Kate's Fallen series, Kendra Blake's Anna Dressed in Blood, and Kelly Creagh's Nevermore.

Praise for Ashes on the Waves
"Achingly beautiful and darkly sensuous ... an extraordinary read that left me breathless at every turn!" -Sophie Jordan, New York Times bestselling author of Firelight
"Mary Lindsey, inspired by Edgar Allan Poe, has created a haunting, mystical world. I loved this tragic, romantic story." -Cate Tiernan, author of Sweep and Immortal Beloved

About Mary Lindsey

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Mary Lindsey is a teacher, writer, and ex-attorney who is fascinated with the work of Edgar Allen Poe.  She lives in Houston with her husband, three kids, and many pets.
Published June 27, 2013 by Speak. 385 pages
Genres: Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Young Adult, Children's Books. Fiction
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on Apr 15 2013

A romantic potpourri of doomed amour, Celtic lore and mystery-laden suspense.

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