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Coming Soon From Sylvain Reynard: The Raven

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Message from SR:

My next novel is the first in a new series, and it will be entitled The Raven. With this novel, I’m asking you to pack your bags and travel with me to the city of Florence. The Gabriel Series showed you the city during the day. This time, I’ll show you Florence’s underworld, which is ruled by creatures of the night …

From the New York Times bestselling author of the Gabriel Series comes a dark, sensual tale of romance in a city shrouded in mystery…

Raven Wood spends her days at Florence’s Uffizi Gallery restoring fine works of Renaissance art.  But an innocent walk home after an evening with friends changes her life forever. When she intervenes in the senseless beating of a homeless man, his attackers turn on her, dragging her into an alley.  Raven is only semi-conscious when their assault is interrupted by a cacophony of growls followed by her attacker’s screams.  Mercifully, she blacks out, but not before catching a glimpse of a shadowy figure who whispers to her …

Cassita vulneratus.

When Raven awakes, she is inexplicably changed.  She returns to the Uffizi, but no one recognizes her and more disturbingly, she discovers that she’s been absent an entire week.  With no recollection of the events leading up to her disappearance, Raven also learns that her absence coincides with one of the largest robberies in Uffizi history – the theft of a set of priceless Botticelli illustrations. When the baffled police force identifies her as its prime suspect, Raven is desperate to clear her name. She seeks out one of Florence’s wealthiest and elusive men in an attempt to uncover the truth about her disappearance. Their encounter leads Raven to a dark underworld whose inhabitants kill to keep their secrets …

As SR mentioned in his September post (here), readers of Gabriel’s Redemption will be able to read an excerpt from The Raven at the end of both the paperback and e-book editions. But to hear the exciting news that he did NOT mention in that post, go to SR’s website here!

There is no release date for for The Raven yet, but SR and/or his trusty PR rep Nina (@ennbocci) hope to have one soon. According to SR, “This novel marks my transition from a contemporary love story to a paranormal one. I hope you’ll join me on this journey and that if you have friends and family who enjoy paranormal novels, you’ll help me share the news with them.”

And just a reminder (as if you need one!), December 3rd is the North American release date for Gabriel’s Redemption. US fans can enter a contest to win the novel on Goodreads here. There is also an exclusive excerpt and contest running on Romance Times here.

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One thought on “Coming Soon From Sylvain Reynard: The Raven

  1. How interesting that SR is venturing into the paranormal realm! I’m up for reading it!
    kitt

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