OVERRIDE

Ghostlight

"Light" (Volume 3)

Marion Zimmer Bradley

Tor Books

Thorne Blackburn claimed to have magickal powers, to be able to tap into ancient wisdom.  Others claimed he was a fake, cheating his many followers out of their money and destroying their free well.

The truth may never be known . . . one dark, climactic night thirty years ago, Blackburn’s most powerful ritual went horribly awry, leaving his flock shattered and one woman dead.  Blackburn himself vanished.

Now the scattered remains of Blackburn’s followers have rallied around a new leader, the charismatic Justin Pilgrim.  Hearing this, Thorne Blackburn’s daughter, Truth, returns to the site of her mother’s death and father’s disappearance.  

 Truth has many unanswered questions.  Where are her long-lost half-siblings?  Was her mother’s death an accident or murder?  Is Pilgrim a charlatan, or are his claimed powers real?  If he completes Thorne’s ritual, will someone else die?

The answers will lead Truth to a deeply powerful truth of her own, one that will change her life forever.

This wonderful contemporary fantasy by New York Times bestseller Marion Zimmer Bradley was named “Best Fantasy Novel of the Year” by VOYA when it was first published in 1995. 

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Ghostlight
CHAPTER ONEWHAT IS TRUTH?Beholding the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies.--JOHN MILTON 
 
 
NORTH OF NEW YORK CITY, ALONG THE EDGE OF THE Hudson River, there is a small estate lying between the railroad tracks of Metro North and the broad expanse of the river. Its main building was once a cider mill, and the mill--as well as the descendants of the original orchard--still occupies the site. Brick walkways cross the gently rolling lawns, and there is a yearly battle between the students and the deer for the produce of
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Praise for Ghostlight

Praise for Marion Zimmer Bradley and Ghostlight

“Marion Zimmer Bradley is the mistress of several genres.  Nobody does it better.”  —Midwest Book Review

“Thoroughly absorbing.”  —Booklist

"An atmospheric gothic . . . . [A] tart touch of humor threads throughout the book."  --The San Francisco Chronicle

“Colorful compelling writing . . . by a master storyteller.”  --VOYA

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Marion Zimmer Bradley

  • Marion Zimmer Bradley was the New York Times bestselling author of The Mists of Avalon and other Avalon titles, the Darkover science fiction series, and many other novels.  She won the World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement.  Before her death in 2000, Bradley had lived for several decades in Berkeley, CA.

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Ghostlight

"Light"

Marion Zimmer Bradley

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