Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Anne Rice- is she back?




One of my favorite authors was always Anne Rice. As many of you may know, several years back Anne made a personal decision to cease her Vampire series, and begin to address more christian topics in her writing. I lost track of her after that.
But this new tome, which should be in stores now has me intrigued. The synopsis has a ring of the Anne that I couldn't wait to read! Has anyone read this yet?

"Anne Rice returns to the mesmerizing storytelling that has captivated readers for more than three decades in a tale of unceasing suspense set in time past—a metaphysical thriller about angels and assassins.

The novel opens in the present. At its center: Toby O’Dare—a contract killer of underground fame on assignment to kill once again. A soulless soul, a dead man walking, he lives under a series of aliases—just now: Lucky the Fox—and takes his orders from “The Right Man.”

Into O’Dare’s nightmarish world of lone and lethal missions comes a mysterious stranger, a seraph, who offers him a chance to save rather than destroy lives. O’Dare, who long ago dreamt of being a priest but instead came to embody danger and violence, seizes his chance. Now he is carried back through the ages to thirteenth-century England, to dark realms where accusations of ritual murder have been made against Jews, where children suddenly die or disappear . . . In this primitive setting, O’Dare begins his perilous quest for salvation, a journey of danger and flight, loyalty and betrayal, selflessness and love."

5 comments:

Melanie's Randomness said...

Ooo Ooo A new Anne Rice novel??? I actually just recently started reading, "The Witching Hour". I read all the vampire novels cover to cover & never had the chance to read the witches one. This synopsis sounds interesting. I might have to check this out. I love her writing & her stories

Wings said...

I am unsure what to make of it. She lost me as a reader when she went into her all-Christian/Religious stuff. Not sure I would spend the money to be disappointed again.

Anyja said...

As much as I love Anne, I don't expect too much, I might read a book, but I don't think it is good. Hopefully I'm mistaken, we'll soon find out.

~Wendy~ said...

I just picked the book up and will start it tonight or tomorrow night. I have read a couple of reviews that sound promising!

Sonia ;) said...

Please keep everyone updated. Just got my son(16) interested in her Vampire Chronicles.

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