Chapelwood

Chapelwood

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Penguin Putnam
From Cherie Priest, the award-winning author of Maplecroft, comes a new tale of Lizzie Borden’s continuing war against the cosmic horrors threatening humanity

Birmingham, Alabama is infested with malevolence. Prejudice and hatred have consumed the minds and hearts of its populace. A murderer, unimaginatively named Harry the Hacker” by the press, has been carving up citizens with a hatchet. And from the church known as Chapelwood, an unholy gospel is being spread by a sect that worships dark gods from beyond the heavens.

This darkness calls to Lizzie Borden. It is reminiscent of an evil she had dared hoped was extinguished. The parishioners of Chapelwood plan to sacrifice a young woman to summon beings never meant to share reality with humanity. An apocalypse will follow in their wake which will scorch the earth of all life.

Unless she stops it


Random House, Inc.
From Cherie Priest, the award-winning author of Maplecroft, comes a new tale of Lizzie Borden’s continuing war against the cosmic horrors threatening humanity…

Birmingham, Alabama is infested with malevolence. Prejudice and hatred have consumed the minds and hearts of its populace. A murderer, unimaginatively named “Harry the Hacker” by the press, has been carving up citizens with a hatchet. And from the church known as Chapelwood, an unholy gospel is being spread by a sect that worships dark gods from beyond the heavens.

This darkness calls to Lizzie Borden. It is reminiscent of an evil she had dared hoped was extinguished. The parishioners of Chapelwood plan to sacrifice a young woman to summon beings never meant to share reality with humanity. An apocalypse will follow in their wake which will scorch the earth of all life.

Unless she stops it…

Baker & Taylor
When Chapelwood, a sect that worships dark gods from beyond the heavens, plans to sacrifice a young woman to summon beings never meant to share reality with humanity, Lizzie is the only one who can stop the oncoming apocalypse.

Baker
& Taylor

When a church known as Chapelwood, a sect that worships dark gods from beyond the heavens, plans to sacrifice a young woman to summon beings never meant to share reality with humanity, Lizzie Borden is the only one who can stop the oncoming apocalypse. By the award-winning author of Maplecroft. Original.

Publisher: New York : Roc, c2015
ISBN: 9780451466983
Branch Call Number: FANTASY PRI
Characteristics: 434 p. ;,21 cm.

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mvkramer Jan 04, 2016

Lizzie Borden is back! Thirty years after the events of "Maplecroft", Lizzie is called back to action by inspector Simon Wolf to look at a rash of axe murders in Alabama that seem to relate to a mysterious church in the woods. Very readable, but it could have been a tighter, shorter story.

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