In 2011, A Discovery of Witches
was unleashed on the world and became a global smash hit. The sequel in 2012, Shadow of Night
surpassing the success of the first book. In 2014, the stunning conclusion of the trilogy, The Book of Life
became a New York Times and Sunday Times No. 1 Bestseller. The trilogy has sold over 3 million copies worldwide across almost 40 countries.
The TV series began on Sky One and NOW TV on 14th September and stars Matthew Goode (Downton Abbey/The Crown) and Teresa Palmer (Hacksaw Ridge) as well as Alex Kingston, Trevor Eve, Lindsay Duncan, Owen Teale and Louise Brealey.
Teresa Palmer plays brilliant academic and historian Diana Bishop, a reluctant witch denying her heritage. The discovery of a manuscript in Oxford's Bodleian Library throws her into the heart of a dangerous mystery and into the path of enigmatic geneticist Matthew Clairmont played by Matthew Goode, an ancient vampire hiding dark family secrets.
As Diana and Matthew embark on a journey to understand the significance of the mysterious manuscript and as their relationship develops and their heritage comes in to play, events threaten to unravel the fragile peace that has long existed between humans, witches, vampires and daemons.
The new All Souls novel, Time's Convert is set in contemporary Paris and London, and the American colonies during the upheaval and unrest that exploded into the Revolutionary War. A sweeping story about what it takes to become a vampire, the story braids together past and present and is a passionate love story and a fascinating exploration of the power of tradition and the possibilities for change.
We invite you to discover for yourselves why Deborah Harkness' legions of fans have fallen in love with this world of breath-taking imagination, where history, science, magic and romance are woven into intoxicating tales.
Deborah Harkness is a history professor at the University of Southern California and has received Fulbright, Guggenheim, and National Humanities Center fellowships.
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