Waking the Moon by Elizabeth Hand

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The reign of men has ended in this gripping thriller from Elizabeth Hand, and the fate of the world is on the line
Sweeney Cassidy is the typical college freshman at the University of the Archangels and St. John the Divine in Washington, DC. She drinks. She parties. And she certainly doesn’t suspect that underneath its picturesque Gothic façade, the University is a haven for the Benandanti, a cult devoted to suppressing the powerful and destructive Moon Goddess. But everything is about to change as Sweeney learns that her two new best friends are the Goddess’s Chosen Ones. Rich and engrossing, Waking the Moon is a seductive post-feminist thriller that delves into an ancient feud, where the real and magical collide, and one woman is forced to make a decision that will change the world. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Elizabeth Hand including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.
 

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Elizabeth Hand is the winner of both the Nebula and the World Fantasy Awards. She is the author of "Winterlong, Waking the Moon, Glimmering, Last Summer at Mars Hill, "and "Black Light." A noted critic, she is a frequent book reviewer for "The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, The Washington Post Book Review, "and "The Village Voice." She lives in Maine with her family.
 
Published October 30, 2012 by Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy. 516 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Literature & Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Travel. Fiction

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Katherine Sweeney Cassidy has no idea why she's been elected as a student for Divine, but her professor of Magic, Witchcraft & Religion, Balthazar Warnick, knows very well: Sweeney must ultimately oppose fellow student Angelica di Rienzi, the superhumanly ravishing incarnation of the Moon Goddess...

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Maybe it’s time for another… Waking the Moon — (1994) Publisher: Beginning her first year at the University of the Archangels, Katherine Sweeney Cassidy accidentally discovers the existence of the Benandanti, a clandestine order that has been secretly manipulating the world’s governments a...

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