Es ist mal wieder Zeit fuer “Waiting on Wednesday”.
Das heutige Buch ist aus dem Hause meines Lieblingsverlages Cbt/cbj.
Gebundene Ausgabe: 350 Seiten
Verlag: Cbt (24. Mai 2016)
Vom Hersteller empfohlenes Alter: Ab 14 Jahren
Originaltitel: A Thousand Nights
Lo-Melkhiin killed three hundred girls before he came to my village, looking for a wife.
When Lo-Melkhiin – a formidable king – arrives at her desert home, she knows that he will take her beautiful sister for a wife. Desperate to save her sister from certain death, she makes the ultimate sacrifice – leaving home and family behind to live with a fearful man.
But it seems that a strange magic flows between her and Lo-Melkhiin, and night after night, she survives. Finding power in storytelling, the words she speaks are given strange life of their own. Little things, at first: a dress from home, a vision of her sister. But she dreams of bigger, more terrible magic: power enough to save a king . . . if only she can stop her heart from falling for a monster.
Set against a harsh desert backdrop, A Thousand Nights by E K Johnston is an evocative tale of love, mystery and magic that would not feel out of place if Scheherazade herself were telling it.
And perhaps she is…