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Fiona McIntosh returns to Paris and Morgravia, her popular fantasy world, with The Scrivener’s Tale, a thrilling standalone novel.
Ex-psychologist Gabe Figaret was done with patients for good, until he meets Angelina, a young mute woman he’s been asked to mentor. When she starts speaking about another realm called Morgravia, he doubts her, but soon comes under the spell of her compelling visions. As Gabe delves deeper into Angelina’s unsettled psyche, he learns more about his own soul, his past, and whom he can trust in his own troubled life.
Splendidly characterized and beautifully crafted, Fiona McIntosh’s The Scrivener’s Tale is an action-packed fantasy adventure that will leave you spellbound.
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Gabe Figaret, an ex-psychologist turned writer, now works in a bookshop in Paris. He lives a quiet life as he attempts to rehabilitate his psyche from the ravages of his past. While he'd prefer to probe his own mind rather than a stranger's, he cannot refuse when Reynard, a doctor and one of his regular customers, asks Gabe to mentor a patient, a mysterious young woman named Angelina.
Angelina is shy. She is mute and delusional. At first, she appears to be terrified of Reynard. But Gabe quickly discovers that Angelina is not quite what she seems. As his relationship with the enigmatic Angelina deepens, Gabe's life in Paris becomes increasingly unstable. He senses a presence watching, lurking, following his every move.
When Angelina tells Gabe that he must kill her, and then flee to a fantastical realm she calls Morgravia, he is aghast. But Angelina gives him proof that Morgravia is not a delusion; it is real. Soon, Gabe's world will be turned upside down, and he will learn shocking truths about his past, and the perilous trials in his future.About the Author:
Fiona McIntosh was raised in the U.K. but left London to explore the world and found herself in Australia, where she fell in love with the country and one person in particular. She has since roamed the planet for her work in the travel industry but now writes full-time and continues to draw inspiration from her travels. McIntosh lives with her husband and teenage sons, splitting her time between city life in South Australia and the wilderness of Tasmania.
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Book Description 2013. Paperback. Condition: New. Paperback. An action-packed standalone adventure moving from present-day Paris to medieval Morgravia, the world of Fiona McIntosh's bestselling QUICKENING series. the story begins in Paris and moves.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 608 pages. 0.450. Seller Inventory # 9780732292461
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 2013. Paperback. Condition: New. An action-packed standalone adventure moving from present-day Paris to medieval Morgravia, the world of Fiona McIntosh's bestselling QUICKENING series. the story begins in Paris and moves swiftly into the otherworld of Morgravia. Gabe, a writer and bookseller living in Paris is asked by one of his customers, Rene - a psychiatrist - to use his writing skills to help mentor a young woman patient. Rene has been unable to help her and believes that her panic attacks, depression and inability to communicate can be helped through the writing process. When Angeline is under hypnosis, Gabe hears a frantic voice in his mind and realises it must be Angeline's. Consequently, Gabe is the target of an attempt on his life . Angeline tells him he must kill her and absorb her spirit which will then enable her to take them through a portal to the dangerous lands of Morgravia. Only there can she prove that he is the scrivener who can interpret the language of the gods . and save a queen and a land from destruction. Paperback. Seller Inventory # MM-41020342
Book Description 2013. Paperback. Condition: New. Paperback. An action-packed standalone adventure moving from present-day Paris to medieval Morgravia, the world of Fiona McIntosh's bestselling QUICKENING series. the story begins in Pa.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 608 pages. 0.450. Seller Inventory # 9780732292461