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Night Blooming

Night Blooming

Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

Tor Books



In Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's Night Blooming, Saint-Germain, summoned to the Court of Karl-lo-Magne, is given a mistress who leaves him for the King. Soon Saint-Germain is given the task of escorting the albino stigmatic, Gynethe Mehaut, to Rome, during which time they become lovers. In Rome, Olivia takes Gynethe Mehaut under her wing, but neither she nor Saint-Germain can save her once an ambitious Bishop goes to work on her, ordering her to become an anchorite. Following Karl-lo-Magne's coronation on Christmas day, 800, Saint-Germain soon has to leave Franksland.

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Praise for Night Blooming

“Yarbro's meticulously researched historical backdrops blend seamlessly into, and considerably enhance, her accounts of the vampire's endless, lonely, brave existence.” —Kirkus Reviews

“The prolific Yarbro ... flawlessly weaves a meticulous historical milieu and enthralling characters.” —Publishers Weekly

In the Press

Read the Kirkus Review of NIGHT BLOOMING From the Chronicles of Saint-Germain. Another episode in the career of Yarbro's saintly vampire, Rakoczy (A Feast in Exile, 2001, etc.), here known as the Comes Santus Germainius. - Kirkus Reviews

The prolific Yarbro (Hotel Transylvania, etc.) flawlessly weaves a meticulous historical milieu and enthralling characters with the fantastic in her 15th volume t - Publishers Weekly

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About the author

Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's interests range from music--she composes and has studied seven different instruments as well as voice--to history, from horseback riding to needlepoint. Her writing is similarly wide-ranging; under her own name and pseudonyms, she has written everything from westerns to mysteries, from science fiction to nonfiction history.

Yarbro's critically-acclaimed historical horror novels featuring the Count Saint-Germain, including Hotel Transylvania, A Feast in Exile, Communion Blood, and Night Blooming, have a loyal readership. Chelsea Quinn Yarbro has always lived in California and currently makes her home in the Berkeley area.

Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

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