March 2007/2008

Art by Larry Rostant
Design by Ray Lundgren

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Australia, artist Darren Holt Germany Portugal, artist Larry Rostant Belladonna, Poland


In Sebastian, national bestselling and award-winning author Anne Bishop introduced a stunning new realm, a world of strange and magical landscapes connected only by bridges bridges that may transportt you where you truly belong, rather than where you wished to go. But only the magic of the Landscapers can protect this world from the entity determined to enshroud it in darkness...

One by one, the landscapes of Ephemera are falling into shadow. The Eater of the World is spreading its influence, tainting people's souls with doubts and fears, and feasting on their dark emotions. With each victory, the Eater comes closer to extinguishing Ephemera's Light.

Only Glorianna Belladonna possesses the ability to thwart the Eater's plans. But she has been branded a rogue, her talents and vast power feared and misunderstood. Determined to protect the lands under her care, Glorianna will stand alone against the Eater if she must regardless of the cost to her bodyy and soul.

But she is not alone. In dreams, a call has traveled throughout Ephemera: "Heart's hope lies within Belladonna." That call has traveled far from the landscapes Glorianna claims and reached Michael, a man with mysterious powers of his own. It awakens a fierce hunger within him to find the dark-haired sorceress he's dreamt of, over and over again a beautiful womann named Belladonna.

As Michael and Glorianna's hearts call out to each other across the Landscapes, together they may offer Ephemera the very hope it needs...


“Bishop takes her tale of the shattered magical realm of Ephemera to a new level….Those who enjoy sophisticated, mature, and original epic fantasy will be well rewarded by spending time in Ephemera. Strongly recommended.” —SFRevu

“Ephemera is a complex and riveting world…” —Fresh Fiction

“Bishop excels at characterization…compulsively readable.” —Romantic Times

“Set against a unique fantasy background and filled with intriguing characters, [Belladonna] is another tale of enchanted worlds.” —Library Journal


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