Midwinterblood

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Seven stories of passion and love separated by centuries but mysteriously intertwined—this is a tale of horror and beauty, tenderness and sacrifice.

An archaeologist who unearths a mysterious artifact, an airman who finds himself far from home, a painter, a ghost, a vampire, and a Viking: the seven stories in this compelling novel all take place on the remote Scandinavian island of Blessed where a curiously powerful plant that resembles a dragon grows. What binds these stories together? What secrets lurk beneath the surface of this idyllic countryside? And what might be powerful enough to break the cycle of midwinterblood? From award-winning author Marcus Sedgwick comes a book about passion and preservation and ultimately an exploration of the bounds of love.

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A Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book of 2013
A Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Book of 2013

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About the author

Marcus Sedgwick is the author of White Crow and Revolver, which was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal in the UK and was named a Printz Honor book in the US. The author of eleven widely admired previous novels, he lives near Cambridge, England.
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Publisher
Roaring Brook Press
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Published on
Feb 5, 2013
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Pages
272
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ISBN
9781596438026
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Language
English
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Genres
Young Adult Fiction / Horror
Young Adult Fiction / Romance / Paranormal
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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