When facing a new week, you deserve a new book! This week on ‘Discovery Monday’ we feature Catriona Ward's debut novel The Girl from Rawblood.
For generations the Villarcas have died mysteriously, and young. Now Iris and her father will finally understand why. . .
At the turn of England's century, as the wind whistles in the lonely halls of Rawblood, young Iris Villarca is the last of her family's line. They are haunted, through the generations, by "her," a curse passed down through ancient blood that marks each Villarca for certain heartbreak, and death.
Iris forsakes her promise to her father, to remain alone, safe from the world. She dares to fall in love, and the consequences of her choice are immediate and terrifying. As the world falls apart around her, she must take a final journey back to Rawblood where it all began and where it must all end...
From the sun dappled hills of Italy to the biting chill of Victorian dissection halls, The Girl from Rawblood is a lyrical and haunting historical novel of darkness, love, and the ghosts of the past.
Winner of BEST HORROR NOVEL (August Derleth Award) at British Fantasy Awards 2016
The audiobook is narrated by a full cast—Liz Pearce, Steven Crossley, John Keating, Elizabeth Sastre, and Jenny Sterlin. Hear a preview!