Dark Sister by Graham Joyce

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Alex and Maggie think they live in an ordinary townhouse, until they discover the diary of a previous occupanta diary containing secret Wiccan herb-lore passed down through the generations. Maggie is drawn to investigate the diary and discovers hidden powers within herself. But Maggie also awakens a malevolent force she cant control.An unlikely sprite assumes a sinister incarnation in this exceptional supernatural novel. ~ Publishers Weekly (starred review) on The Tooth Fairy Sharp, freshly imagined, and evocative work. Kirkus Reviews (pointer review) on The
 

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Graham Joyce, a four-time winner of the British Fantasy Award, lives in Leicester, England. His books include Dark Sister, Requiem, and The Tooth Fairy, which received a Booker nomination and was chosen as a Publishers Weekly Best Book of 1998. He lives in Leicester, England.
 
Published December 16, 2012 by G&S Books. 304 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Horror. Fiction

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(Sam declares that he’s seen a sinister old woman riding a rat.) As her relationship with husband Alex deteriorates, and her three-year-old Sam’s behavior worsens, Maggie visits an herb shop where shopkeeper Ash, alerted by a blackbird, prevents Sam from leaping off a fourth-floor balcony!

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FYI: Dark Sister won the British Fantasy Award for best novel in 1993.

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