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Rowan Mayfair is a neurosurgeon with an extraordinary power to heal. Sailing off California she rescues Michael Curry, whose brush with death leaves him with strange sensory powers. The two form an all...

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Super

Anne Rice, the story is AMAZING, extremely interes...

The 1216 pages, the files in the middle, some bori...

This is DEFINITELY a book for you. No matter whom you are. What books you prefer, it does not matter, this book has everything and anything you want. I can think of a few reasons why people may not want to read this book, but by the time you have started it, it is glued to you and you just HAVE...

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Good

Interesting ideas and storyline, the historical pa...

Too long and complex in places, graphic sex!

Until a few months ago, the only book I had ever read by Anne Rice was half of ‘Interview with a Vampire.’ The reason I never finished ‘Interview with a Vampire’ was because I started it when I was quite young and I found it a tough read. This has recently changed after my friend lent me this...

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Excellent

“A history of witches”

published 09/10/2014

Seductive, sensual, powerful. No fluff. Tight pl...

Small font in some parts of the book.

The witching hour A Book By Anne Rice and part of The Mayfair Witch tales this book The witching hour tells all about the lives and history of this clan of witches and discusses the closely guarded legacy. Focusing on Deirdre who is the current Mayfair legacy holder the prose paints a vivid and...

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Excellent

“No Black Cats or Broomsticks”

published 04/05/2001

A must read for Anne Rice fans, great story.

Large book

After having read all of Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles to date, I have been reading some of her other books. This time I am reading the set of three books about the Mayfair Witches. The first, The Witching Hour, is quite a fat book, with over 1,000 pages. It took a while to read, and I...

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Satisfactory

“Not quite spellbinding”

published 27/03/2002

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tedious and overly complex.

"The Witching Hour" takes us out of Anne Rice's familiar vampire world, but not very far. We are back in New Orleans, where the air seems to be full of exotic, slightly sickening perfumes, and strange things lurk on almost every corner. "The Witching Hour" is the first in a series - "Lasher" and...

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Not for me

“The Witching Dour”

published 20/07/2001

Leave Around the House for Women to See Your Sensi...

Someone will Probably Make You Read It, You Will T...

Call me a mysoginistic, uncultured pig if you like, but I honestly think that Anne Rice's Witching Hour is a severe reminder of what happens when women and horror fall drunkenly into bed, clumsily fumbling around with each other before finally realising they never really liked each other in the...

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Excellent

It constantly has you on the edge of your seat and...

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This was the first Ann Rice book I ever read and have read it a second time since! I have to say that this is perhaps the most intelligently written book of this genre that I have ever read! It is absolutely amazing. It keeps you riveted all the way through. There are so many clever twists and...

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Excellent

published 11/03/2008

Great read slow to start but gripping. I found myself reading in evey spare moment, another can't put down book! Not a book that can be put down and picked up at a later date as switches characters from chapter to chapter so probably not an ideal book to start on if you are not a reading fan as such. I found the plot very interesting there is prob something there that everyone can relate to. Hearsay and stories about big old houses and the people who live in them we prob all heard in our childhood. The mayfair witches looks like it is going to be as good as the vampire chronicles was and i look forward to reading the next book in the series.

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Excellent

An engrossing read

Slow to start

Don't read this if your expecting another Vampire Chronicle!!! Although its by the same author and later the two threads overlap (see blackwood farm) the style and characters are quite different. Rather than her traditional first person narative at which Rice excells we're stuck in the strange...

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Excellent

published 29/04/2008

While reading this book, I got completely absorbed! I just couldn't put it down. Her description of New Orleans was so involved that I could almost see the house on First Street, both dilapidated and remodeled. I felt as if I was actually walking past the house while Dierdre sat on the porch in her rocking chair. I either loved or hated the characters. The pull of this book was enough to keep me reading straight to the end without stopping!

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Excellent

Great reading besidesI love this type of book, kee...

This type of reading might not be for everyone sad...

This is the first of a trilogy that I love beyond words, I am a horror, thriller fan and I absolutely adore this book. I was in a book store and this particular book just spoke to me and I bought it and I must say I have no regrets. After reading the first one I was on a mad hunt for the 2nd and...

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