Publisher Description

Many are called...

She alone can save the world and become Death's bride.

COBWEB BRIDE (Cobweb Bride Trilogy, Book One) is a history-flavored fantasy novel with romantic elements of the Persephone myth, about Death's ultimatum to the world.

What if you killed someone and then fell in love with them?

In an alternate Renaissance world, somewhere in an imaginary "pocket" of Europe called the Kingdom of Lethe, Death comes, in the form of a grim Spaniard, to claim his Bride. Until she is found, in a single time-stopping moment all dying stops. There is no relief for the mortally wounded and the terminally ill....

Covered in white cobwebs of a thousand snow spiders she lies in the darkness... Her skin is cold as snow... Her eyes frozen... Her gaze, fiercely alive...

While kings and emperors send expeditions to search for a suitable Bride for Death, armies of the undead wage an endless war... A black knight roams the forest at the command of his undead father… Spies and political treacheries abound at the imperial Silver Court.... Murdered lovers find themselves locked in the realm of the living...

Look closer — through the cobweb filaments of her hair and along each strand shine stars...

And one small village girl, Percy—an unwanted, ungainly middle daughter—is faced with the responsibility of granting her dying grandmother the desperate release she needs.

As a result, Percy joins the crowds of other young women of the land in a desperate quest to Death's own mysterious holding in the deepest forests of the North…

And everyone is trying to stop her.

GENRE
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
RELEASED
2013
March 8
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
416
Pages
PUBLISHER
Norilana Books
SELLER
Smashwords, Inc.
SIZE
750.6
KB

Customer Reviews

Penny Yen ,

Slow to start...

I found this series as I fell in love with the authors "Atlantis Grail" series (which was friggen amazing and I HIGHLY recommend it).

Good lord this series was hard to get into. The first maybe twenty pages had sooooo much going on and soooo many characters to keep track of I was tempted to put it down and pick up something else to enjoy. But I stuck with it as I loved the Atlantis series and knew Vera Nazarian's book would pick up.

I am very glad I stuck with it! I found Percy to be a delight- especially that frying pan to the head! Cracked me right up!

I enjoyed the whole aspect of the dead not really dying and the descriptions of how they felt. I decided to buy the trilogy to finish the series and I'm glad I did!

Vera Nazarian's ability to put a new spin on old tales is fantastic. I agree with another reviewer who said that Percy reminded her of Alanna from The Woman Who Rides Like a Man; strong, oblivious about herself, and confident with a streak of adventure.

TheKentFamily ,

Cobweb Bride

A beautifully creative, lovely glimpse of what death could be if he were a person with feelings and a will. The story was slow to start and introduced so many characters in a short time that I almost gave up. I'm so glad I pressed on because the story turned out to be riveting! I can't wait to read the next book in the trilogy!

Amanda Allred ,

Enchanting!!

This is a wonderfully written piece with beautiful diction, prose and characters. Not your typical "teen fiction" or "romance". This author has created a true female champion who reminds me of Tamora Pierce's Lioness in many ways. A very good read!

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