The Devil's Scribe [NOOK Book]

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After decades of running from her past, Lanore McIlvrae returns to America for the first time in 20 years to confront the source of her fear. The year is 1846 and Lanore—Lanny—has just landed in Baltimore after a long transatlantic crossing. That very night, she meets an “unattractive man with a high forehead and sunken eyes, and a tiny, pinched mouth like a parrot’s beak” who claims to write stories so dark and unsettling that he could be the Devil’s Scribe. His name? Edgar Allan Poe. Has Lanny finally met her ...
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The Devil's Scribe

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Overview


After decades of running from her past, Lanore McIlvrae returns to America for the first time in 20 years to confront the source of her fear. The year is 1846 and Lanore—Lanny—has just landed in Baltimore after a long transatlantic crossing. That very night, she meets an “unattractive man with a high forehead and sunken eyes, and a tiny, pinched mouth like a parrot’s beak” who claims to write stories so dark and unsettling that he could be the Devil’s Scribe. His name? Edgar Allan Poe. Has Lanny finally met her match in this macabre man…or is it the other way around?
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451687965
  • Publisher: Pocket Star
  • Publication date: 3/13/2012
  • Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 50
  • Sales rank: 164,301
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author


ALMA KATSU made her fiction debut in 2011 with The Taker. Born in Alaska and raised near Concord, Massachusetts, she holds a B.A. from Brandeis University and an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins writing program. She lives with her husband in Virginia. Visit her online at almakatsu.com.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 16, 2013

    Good short story

    It was great to read about the years that Lanny, johnathan and Adair were seperated. I really liked this book, not to mention I love Poe.

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  • Posted April 22, 2012

    A Tease

    This book is i think just a tease as to her upcoming novel, of course I enjoyed it, the author is fantastic, and i will continue to read anything she puts out there.

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