Shadow of Night

Shadow of Night: All Souls 2

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 14/02/2013
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Shadow of Night
SO GOOD!!! I was blown away!
If you've read Discovery of Witches - then you HAVE to read Shadow of Night!! It delves into Diana and Matthew's relationship more, and there are some fant... READ MORE
Theresa Linee at Elgin
Shadow of Night
Excellent set up for book 3
Sometimes sequels don't live up to the first book, not so with Shadow of Night. It rushes you off to Elizabethan England and keeps throwing new challenges ... READ MORE
Jane Simpson at Lymington
Shadow of Night
I loved the fact this book picked up exactly where A Discovery of Witches left off and that I was immediately transported to 1590's England. The descriptio... READ MORE
Gem R
Shadow of Night
Brilliant - I'm on tenterhooks for part three!! This was a great read, every spare minute was spent enjoying the adventures of Elizabethan London and Europ... READ MORE
Chrys - Plymouth
Shadow of Night
Historical magic and mayhem
Whilst I didn't love this as much as the first, I still thoroughly enjoyed our romp through old England with Diana and Matthew. Their relationship calms do... READ MORE
Catriona at Waterstones Head Office


In a world of witches, daemons and vampires the fragile balance of peace is unravelling. Diana and Matthew's forbidden love has broken the laws dividing creatures. To discover the manuscript which holds their hope for the future, they must now travel back to the past. When Diana Bishop, descended from a line of powerful witches, discovered a significant alchemical manuscript in the Bodleian Library, she sparked a struggle in which she became bound to long-lived vampire Matthew Clairmont. Now the coexistence of witches, daemons, vampires and humans is dangerously threatened. Seeking safety, Diana and Matthew travel back in time to London, 1590. But they soon realise that the past may not provide a haven. Reclaiming his former identity as poet and spy for Queen Elizabeth, the vampire falls back in with a group of radicals known as the School of Night. Many are unruly daemons, the creative minds of the age, including playwright Christopher Marlowe and mathematician Thomas Harriot. Together Matthew and Diana scour Tudor London for the elusive manuscript Ashmole 782, and search for the witch who will teach Diana how to control her remarkable powers.

  • Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 9780755384754
  • Number of pages: 656
  • Weight: 456g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 42 mm

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Shadow of Night
Spell Binding!
The second book in the trilogy is just as captivating as the first. Very well written, a great read :-)
Kathryn Burgoyne
Shadow of Night
I am bizarrely attached to these characters!
I don’t often find myself hyper focused on a world created in a book, but this was definitely one of those times. I feel compelled to find out what happens... READ MORE
rebecca selby
Shadow of Night
Enjoyable but some pacing issues
3.5 stars This was a good story affected by some pacing issues in my opinion, thus the rating which might surprise some people. Overall, I feel good about... READ MORE
Micky - bookphenomena
Shadow of Night
Shadow of the Night by Deborah Harkness
A phenomenal book you will find impossible to put down. The story sees Diana and Matthew time step back to Elizabethan times. The book is rich in historica... READ MORE
Izzy O'Donnell
Shadow of Night
A little slow
I enjoyed the first book in this trilogy and felt it a little slow, so when I started Shadow of Night I expected a faster pace, but sadly felt like we star... READ MORE